Monday, September 26, 2016

Philippines: 20 MW Maibarara-1 Geothermal Power Plant Wins Regional Power Award

Maibarara wins 2016 Asia geothermal project award (The Manila Times)

The 20 MW Maibarara-1 geothermal power facility (Maibarara-1) in Batangas won the Geothermal Power Project of 2016 award at the Asian Power Awards held last September 21, in Seoul, South Korea, the operator of the plant said on Monday.

The Asian Power Awards, now on its 12th year, is considered the Oscars of the power industry in Asia, recognizing ground-breaking projects and trailblazing initiatives in the power sector.

The Maibarara-1 facility in Sto. Tomas, Batangas is owned and operated by Maibarara Geothermal Inc. (MGI), a joint venture among PetroGreen Energy Corporation (PGEC) with 65 percent), Phinma Energy (with 25 percent), and PNOC-Renewables Corporation (10 percent).

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