Malacañang set to repeal EO 340, install one SBMA head

By HENRY EMPEÑO MALACAÑANG is set to repeal Executive Order 340, which split the highest position in the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), and install just one top official in order to head off the ongoing leadership tussle in the Subic agency, a senior Palace official said on Wednesday, August 2. In a joint meeting… Read More Malacañang set to repeal EO 340, install one SBMA head

Subic firm allows solar users to sell excess power

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – A solar power company located in this free port is now providing the means for power consumers to produce their own electric power supply and sell the excess power generated from their solar panels. Bandacorp Solar Inc. (Bandasolar) officials said with the net-metering program already in effect, residents of Olongapo City… Read More Subic firm allows solar users to sell excess power

SBMA sees 15% revenue growth in Subic ICT sector

By HENRY EMPEÑO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The P32-billion information and communication technology (ICT) sector in this free port is expected to generate some P76.4 million in revenue for the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) this year, a 15-percent growth projection seen to be sustained by ongoing expansion projects. SBMA Administrator and CEO Wilma T.… Read More SBMA sees 15% revenue growth in Subic ICT sector

Bataan Freeport gets ISO 9001:2015 certification

MARIVELES, Bataan — The Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) has received ISO 9001:2015 certification, an international standard which signifies compliance with the latest requirements for quality management system. AFAB Chairman and Administrator Emmanuel D. Pineda said they received the certification after an audit of the agency’s management and administrative services related to… Read More Bataan Freeport gets ISO 9001:2015 certification

Solar plant project gets green light at Bataan Freeport

MARIVELES, Bataan – Renewable energy developer New Generation Power Technology Corp. (NGPTC) has received the nod of regulators and the endorsement of authorities to build a 37-hectare solar power plant here at the Freeport Area of Bataan (FAB). Officials of NGPTC, which is a subsidiary of renewable energy company Citicore Power, Inc. (CPI), recently received… Read More Solar plant project gets green light at Bataan Freeport