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18 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Toyota Backs Biodiesel
PHILIPPINES - Toyota Tsusho Corp. (TTC), a member of the Toyota Group of Companies and Sogo Sosha, are to increase their biodiesel investment in the Philippines by developing large-scale production...
15 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Quezon Power to Build 12MW Wind Farm
PHILIPPINES - Philippine power company Quezon Power (Philippines) Ltd. Co. is to build a 12 MW wind farm near its coal power plant in Mauban, Quezon at an estimated to cost $24 million. ...
04 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines and Korea in Deal on Agriculture
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines and Korea have forged a five-year cooperative agreement to promote and develop agricultural, scientific and technical cooperation between the two countries through...
02 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines and Korea Seal M $600 Agri Deals
PHILIPPINES - Two Korean companies have committed a total of $600 million for biofuel investments using sugarcane and jatropha as feedstock, according to the Department of Agriculture (DoA)....
29 May 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Korean Firms to Invest $475 million
PHILIPPINES - Two companies are set to sign an agreement with South Korean companies to build up two biofuel plants costing a combined $475 million....
27 May 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Guidelines on Biofule Feedstock Production
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines authorities have published guidelines, which aim to encourage private sector participation to invest in the biofuels industry....
19 May 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Plans for 2,000-hectare Jatropha Plantation
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine National Oil Company - Alternative Fuels Corporation (PNOC-AFC), the biofuels arm of state-owned PNOC, together with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Rodriguez,...
06 May 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Search for Alternative Ethanol Feedstocks
PHILIPPINES - The Leyte Agri Corp. (LAC) in the Philippines is searching for alternative raw materials to produce next generation of ethanol....
01 May 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Two Biomass Plants Planned for Antique
PHILIPPINES - The Sea One Power Corp is to build two biomass power plants costing P1.44 billion in Antique, in Western Visayas....
27 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines New Biogas Generator Helps Farmers
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine government is urging pig and poultry farmers to adapt gas-fed generators to run on biogas, and simple technology is already available for the conversion. ...
17 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines Increases Ethanol and Biodiesel Blends
PHILIPPINES - After a smooth transition from a one per cent to a two per cent biodiesel blend in February 2009, the Philippine Department of Energy is now studying and formulating guidelines...
15 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Korean Deal for Biofuels Plants
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines Government is on the verge of signing an agreement with South Korea for a biodiesel and an ethanol plant....
06 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Trans Asia Explores Wind Projects
PHILIPPINES - Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp. is exploring 37 potential sites to build wind farms in the Philippines....
02 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines $1.1 billion Investment in Biofuels
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine biofuels indsurty is to get a $1.1 billion boost from at least a dozen companies. ...
30 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Jatropha Biodiesel Helping Poorer Communities
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines has drawn up a programme to create energy independent communities using jatropha in diesel....
19 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines San Carlos Bioenergy Delivers First Ethanol Shipment
MANILA - San Carlos Bioenergy made its first delivery of 1.6 million litres of ethanol to the Philippines' largest oil refiner Petron Corp this week....
09 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Bronze Oak Plans Two Ethanol Plants
PHILIPPINES - Bronze Oak Philippines has put forward plans for two bioethanol plants capable of producing 75 million litres a year. in Bukidnon and Tarlac, the company said....
04 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines PNOC-AFC in Partnership with Tagkawayan Farmers
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine National Oil Company - Alternative Fuels Corporation (PNOC-AFC) has signed a Production, Technical and Marketing Agreement (PTMA) with the Tagkawayan Jatropha Famers...
Crop Industry News from Philippines Negros Occidental to Supply Jatropha to South Korea
PHILIPPINES - A group of South Korean investors were visiting the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry jatropha plantation in Brgy. Blumentritt, Murcia this week to discuss the prospect...
19 February 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Jatropha Agreement for Quezon Region
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine National Oil Corporation has reached an agreement with the Tagkawayan Jatropha Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative to plant jatropha in Quezon province....
18 February 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Power Generation Biggest Investment in Mindanao
PHILIPPINES - The power sector in Mindanao receoives the largest share of investment with a total of more than P5 billion - 42 per cent in the total investment. ...
16 February 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines PNOC to Plant Jatropha in Leyte
THE PHILIPPINES - The Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) is planning to plant around 100 hectares of land in Leyte to jatropha, a source of alternative fuel....
10 February 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Trans-Asia Oil Eyes Wind Farm in Western Visayas
PHILIPPINES - Plans have been put forward by Trans Asia Oil for a wind farm on Guimaras Island in the Philippines....
09 February 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Call for Assistance over Biofuel Land Planting
PHILIPPINES - A group of 10 companies in the Philippines have called for Government assistance in identifying lands suitable for planting ethanol feedstock plants....
22 January 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Petron All Set for Ethanol Implementation
MANILA - Leading oil refiner Petron Corporation is all set and ready for the coming implementation of the ethanol blend next month....
13 January 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Nabcor Sets Up Postharvest Corn Centres
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine Department of Agriculture is helping establish 15 corn postharvest processing and trading centres across the country this year through the National Agribusiness Corp,...
05 January 2009
Crop Industry News from Philippines Plans for Southeast Asia's Biggest Wind Farm
PHILIPPINES - Northpoint Wind Power Corp is to build a 40MW wind farm worth $95 million in Aparri, Cagayan - reported to be the largest in South East Asia....
Crop Industry News from Philippines Five New Biofuel Plants for Philippines
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine's Department of Energy (DOE) is expected to commission five biofuels plants within the next year....
30 December 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Surplus Sugar Used as Biofuels Feedstock
THE PHILIPPINES - An official of an independent oil player said that the country's excess sugar can be used as feedstock for the manufacture of biofuels....
22 December 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines British Unit to Build Biomass Plants
PHILIPPINES - A subsidiary of Global Green Power Plc is to build two 18-megawatt biomass power plants in Panay worth $40 million each....
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