The Department of Energy (DoE) has issued a certificate of commerciality to Mirae Asia Energy for developing a 20 MW solar project worth PhP 2.4 billion in Currimao, Ilocos Norte. The company can now begin the construction of the plant whose planned commissioning date is end-2014. In addition, Mirae Asia is engaged in talks with NGCP for the transmission service and connection agreements. It already has an environmental compliance certificate for the project.