February 20, 2018

ERC won’t act on expired licenses of retail power suppliers

By Myrna M. Velasco – February 19, 2018, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin In deference to the temporary restraining order (TRO) of the Supreme Court, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) sounded off that it will not act on extending or […]
February 20, 2018

DUs no longer allowed to do ‘unsolicited proposals’ or Swiss challenge under CSP

By Myrna M. Velasco – February 19, 2018, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin The newly-issued Circular of the Department of Energy (DOE) will already prohibit distribution utilities (DUs) from undertaking ‘unsolicited proposals’ or Swiss challenge in the fortified competitive selection […]
February 20, 2018

Foreign firms place BNPP rehab cost at over US$2B

By Myrna M. Velasco – February 19, 2018, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin For the country to bring the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) to operational stream, the government or its targeted investor will need to fork out more […]
February 20, 2018

PH nuclear power still widely opposed

By Alena Mae S. Flores – February 19, 2018 at 07:10 pm from manilastandard.net Social acceptance of nuclear power continues to be “very negative” driven by the “demonization”  of the fuel source from various sectors, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said […]