20 MW Maibarara Geothermal Power Project Starts Commercial Operations

February 9, 2014

The 20 MW Maibarara geothermal project in Sto. Tomas, Batangas, the newest geothermal power facility in the country and the first under Pres. Benigno S. Aquino’s administration, started commercial operation on February 8, 2014. The Project owner and operator, Maibarara Geothermal, Inc. (MGI) is a joint-venture company 65%-owned by PetroGreen Energy Corp. (PGEC) a wholly-owned… Read More

MGI Gets WESM Approval, Starts Grid Synchronization

November 6, 2013

Maibarara Geothermal, Inc. (MGI), owner and developer of the 20MW Maibarara geothermal power facility in Sto Tomas, Batangas, secured approval from the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) to be a direct trading participant  in the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) effective November 4, 2013.  MGI President F.G. Delfin, Jr. said, “PEMC’s approval of MGI’s WESM… Read More

ERC Approves Maibarara COC

October 16, 2013

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), following an en banc deliberation last October 7, 2013, approved the Certificate of Compliance (COC) of Maibarara Geothermal, Inc.’s (MGI) 20 MW power facility in Sto. Tomas, Batangas. The COC approval effectively clears the way for MGI to start commercial operations of its integrated geothermal facility, the first renewable energy… Read More

Maibarara Geothermal Power Project Gets CDM Approval

May 15, 2013

The Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) confirmed that the Maibarara Geothermal Power Project has been registered effective December 26, 2012 as a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) activity under the Kyoto Protocol. Maibarara Geothermal, Inc. (MGI) is expected to put the 20MW geothermal power facility in Sto Tomas, Batangas on… Read More

MGI, Trans-Asia, and Meralco Partner in Geothermal Interconnection Project

December 14, 2012

Maibarara Geothermal, Inc. (MGI) signed an Interconnection Agreement (ICA) with Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) for the physical interconnection of the generation and connection facilities of MGI’s 20 MW power plant to MERALCO’s distribution system.  The power facility being constructed in Brgy. San Rafael, Sto. Tomas, Batangas will be connected to MERALCO’s existing 115 kV line… Read More

MGI Completes Drilling Program for 20 MW Geothermal Power Project; Facilities Construction in Full Blast

October 25, 2012

Maibarara Geothermal, Inc. (MGI) successfully completed on October 22, 2012 the well requirements for its 20 MW geothermal power plant in Sto. Tomas, Batangas. Commencing on July 10, 2012, the drilling program utilized DESCO Rig #30 and  involved drilling one production well and one reinjection well and the work-over of an existing production well.  … Read More