Philippines opens tender for two GW of renewables

January 31 (Renewables Now) – The Philippines has kicked off a young for the deployment of two GW of renewable power capability throughout three important energy territories, it was introduced on Friday.

In accordance with the Division of Power’s (DOE) discover of public sale, the nation is searching for to put in new capability on the islands of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. The goal for the three areas is 1,400 MW, 400 MW and 200 MW, respectively.

When it comes to know-how, the biggest slot is open to photo voltaic photovoltaic (PV) tasks within the three grid areas and bids are to be accepted for a mixed capability of 1,260 MW. Some 380 MW of proposals are awaited for wind energy capability in Luzon and Visayas, whereas 230 MW will likely be allotted to biomass tasks within the three grids. A further 130 MW is on the market for hydropower schemes in Luzon and Mindanao.

The knowledge is summarised within the desk beneath.

Know-how Luzon Visayas Mindanao
Hydro 80 MW 50 MW
Biomass 60 MW 120 MW 50 MW
Photo voltaic 900 MW 260 MW 100 MW
Wind 360 MW 20 MW
Complete 1,400 MW 400 MW 200 MW

The tender is being held beneath the nation’s Inexperienced Power Public sale Programme (GEAP), which goals to raise the share of renewable power within the nation’s energy combine. The Philippines goals to achieve a 35% renewables share by 2030 and 50% by 2040.


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