By : Davao Today
Coal-fired power plants and coal energy investments were quickly approved by the government in the last two years, a move inconsistent with President Aquino’s promise to prioritize renewable energy, environment group Greenpeace said.
Greenpeace spokesperson Anna Abad said in a press conference Wednesday “an investment in coal edges out an investment in renewable energy.”
This, as the Aboitiz Power Corporation recently went on to sign a USD 546-million (PHP 22,701M) deal with contractors to build the 300-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Binugao village, this city and in Sta. Cruz town, Davao del Sur. Partial commercial operations are slated to start by the year 2015… Read more