DMCI Energy Corp. (DPC) will enterprise into solar energy subsequent yr, a transfer that can increase its vitality portfolio to about 150megawatts (MW).
“Subsequent yr, we’re concentrating on to incorporate photo voltaic vitality in our combine. We have now a 4MW photo voltaic plant scheduled to function in Masbate within the 4th quarter of 2023,” stated DPC President Antonino E. Gatdula Jr.
DPC now has a consolidated set up capability of 148MW situated in Masbate, Palawan and Oriental Mindoro. Its vitality portfolio consists of diesel, bunker and thermal.
It spent round P745 million to put in an extra 11 MW of technology capability in Masbate, growing its complete set up capability within the province by 21 p.c.
“One plant is operational whereas the opposite is scheduled to run throughout the month. These investments are in step with our dedication to supply satisfactory, dependable and reliable energy provide in mission areas,” added Gatdula. For January to September, vitality gross sales in Masbate elevated by 11 p.c from 100GWh to 111GWh because of robust demand.
On November 4, DPC deployed and operated a 3MW diesel plant in Pio V. Corpuz. However, the ultimate testing and commissioning of the 8MW diesel energy plant in Cataingan continues. The Cataingan plant is focused to be on-line by mid-December. DPC was established in 2006 to energise small and distant islands within the nation that aren’t related to the primary energy grid. It’s presently the biggest off-grid energy supplier within the Philippines.