Policy & Regulation

Philippines’ DOE releases power sector plans

The Philippine Department of Energy has produced a firm vision for the country’s power sector.
By Staff reporter 28 July 2017 0 26967

The Philippine Department of Energy has produced a firm vision for the country’s power sector, according to The Philippine Star.

The strategy includes a target of increasing power capacity by 43.8 GW by 2040.

A mixture of coal, biomass, geothermal and hydro will provide baseload power capacity of 25.3 GW.

Mid-merit power will be delivered by gas, providing 14.5 GW, while peaking power will be supplied by 4.0 GW of diesel, wind and solar.

It is understood that the different technologies will compete to provide the cheapest...