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18 December 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Renewable Energy Act Becomes Law
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo this week signed into law the Renewable Energy Act, which is designed to make the Philippines 60 per cent energy self sufficient...
11 December 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Sugar Exports to US to Rise by 65,000 Tonnes
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines expects to export 65,000 tonnes of "A" sugar to the US next year under the tariff-rate quota (TRQ) scheme. ...
10 December 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Chevron Invests in Ethanol
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine subsidiary of Chevron - Chevron Philippines Inc - is to invest $20 million over the next two years to develop a 10 per cent ethanol blend of gasoline....
05 December 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Ethanol Producers Accredited to Use Sugar
PHILIPPINES - Four bioethanol producers have been approved by the Sugar Regulatory Administration to use raw sugar as their feedstock. ...
01 December 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Wind Farm for Ilocos Norte
PHILIPPINES - Tranzen Group Inc is to build a 120MW wind farm in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte by the end of 2009 or beginning of 2010....
Crop Industry News from Philippines Biofuel Sugar Classification Proposed
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) is to create a new classification for sugar to be used as biofuel feedstock....
24 November 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Biofuels Investors Could Struggle
PHILIPPINES - Some companies investing in bioethanol plants on the Philippines could be in trouble because of the global economic crisis....
17 November 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Global Green Invests $200m in Biomass Plants
PHILIPPINES - Global Green Power Plc Corp. is to invest $200 million in five biomass projects that will supply 87.5 MW of power in five areas in the Philippines....
14 November 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Bill to Use Lands for Biofuel Crops Pushed
THE PHILIPPINES - Agriculture Secretary Arthur C. Yap appealed to Congress for the immediate passage of the Land Use Act that would identify areas that will be planted with biofuel crops....
10 November 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Plans Drafted to Make Use of Surplus Sugar
PHILIPPINES - A plan is being drafted by the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) to allocate surplus sugar for bioethanol production....
31 October 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Ethanol Project for Philippines
PHILIPPINES - A family owned bioenergy company, Roxol Bioenergy Corp, is to invest P1.433 billion ($29.26 million) in bioethanol production....
23 October 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Cane Ethanol Plant Set to Run in November
PHILIPPINES - A new cane-based ethanol and power co-generation plant is set to be up and running in Negros Occidental next month....
20 October 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Ethanol Plant Begins Operation in Leyte
PHILIPPINES - The Leyte Agri Corp. (LAC) has started operating its P350-million ethanol plant here that is designed to produce 300,000 liters of biofuel a month....
07 October 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Discovering Drugs and Biofuels in Tropical Seas
PHILIPPINES - Oregon Health and Science University is to lead an NIH-funded project to explore the biodiversity of Philippine marine mollusks and associated microbes that offer clues to potential...
29 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Korean Firm to Invest in Coco-diesel
PHILIPPINES - A South Korean firm is to invest in a 200 tonne per day biodiesel plant in the Philippines that could export fuel to Europe. ...
04 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines PGMA to Launch 10-MW Biomass Power Plant in Libmanan, Camarines Sur
PHILIPPINES - President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will formally launch the proposed 10-megawatt Libmanan Biomass Power Plant (BPP) in Libmanan, Camarines Sur today....
01 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Local Energy Sources To Solve Oil Crisis
PHILIPPINES - Former Philippine president Fidel Ramos is pushing for the use of the country's vast energy resources rather than have an oil reserve, for the Philippines to become self-sufficient....
29 August 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines DA Pushes Sorghum For Ethanol
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat has urged the production of sweet sorghum, a high yielding bioethanol feedstock in Negros Occidental. ...
27 August 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Camarines Sur Cultivates Jatropha
PHILIPPINES - Gov. Luis Raymond "L-Ray" Villafuerte is one of the frontrunners in the extensive cultivation of jatropha curcas or popularly known as "tuba-tuba" as an alternative cleaner fuel...
26 August 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Call to Accelerate Sale of Higher CME Biodiesel Blend
PHILIPPINES - The Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) has formally backed the Department of Energy's (DoE) accelerated implementation of higher coco methyl ester (CME) blend to diesel products...
20 August 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Jatropha on the Rise as RP's Alternative Fuel
PHILIPPINES - With the way President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and the PNOC-AFC is promoting its production, jatropha is now on the rise as one of the country's alternative fuel, which will cut...
19 August 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines A New Quality Standard for Philippines Biodiesel
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Energy has issued a new circular revising the quality standard (QS) specifications for biofuels, primarily with the kick-off of higher blends for biodiesel and...
11 August 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Uniting on a P6-billion Ethanol Project in Malaysia
PHILIPPINES - A P6-billion ethanol project is being formed as a collaboration between Basic Energy Corp., formerly Basic Petroleum Corp., and Metro Pacific Investments Corp....
08 August 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Petron Buys Leyte Ethanol Products
PHILIPPINES - The Petron Corporation has bought 23,000 litres of ethanol from Leyte Agri Corp., the first locally-produced fuel grade ethanol, to be used in its E10 Premium gasoline....
01 August 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines GreenGold Ray Energies Expands Jatropha Plantations for Increased Biodiesel Oil Productions
PHILIPPINES - GreenGold Ray Energies is expanding its Jatropha plantations in Marinduque Island, to increase the company's plantation sites to over 10,000 hectares. ...
28 July 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Gov't To Build Jathropa Seed Centers, Refinery
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine National Oil Company - Alternative Fuels Corporation (PNOC-AFC) will start the first phase of the construction of seed collection centres, crude jathropha oil expelling...
23 July 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Farmers Benefit From Selling Jatropha Seeds
PHILIPPINES - Two years ago, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ordered the Department of Energy to expand its propagation of jatropha plants in all possible areas in the country as it holds promise...
22 July 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines Biodiesel Demand Expected to Double
PHILIPPINES - The use of coconut oil could nearly double the Philippines production of biodiesel...
Crop Industry News from Philippines Gov't Acquires Jathropa Expeller
PHILIPPINES - A set of equipment necessary to get oil from jatropha was recently acquired by the Philippine National Oil Company - Alternative Fuels Corportation (PNOC-AFC) to fast track the...
21 July 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Farmers Beginning to Gain Additional Income From Jatropha Plantations
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines government's alternative fuel programme is on track with farmers now reaping additional income from their jatropha plantations. ...
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