December 7, 2017

AboitizPower ramping up generation capacity

By Lenie Lectura – December 6, 2017 from Business Mirror ABOITIZ Power Corp. is ramping up its power-generation capacity, with several hydro and base-load power plants targeted for completion next year. AboitizPower President Antonio Moraza said the company is set to add […]
December 6, 2017

Aboitiz mulls over unit’s future after biomass-plant shutdown

By Lenie Lectura – December 4, 2017 from Business Mirror ABOITIZ Power Corp. said on Monday that it would explore options amid the shutdown of its wholly owned subsidiary Aseagas Corp.’s biomass power plant. “This continued shutdown will allow us to look […]
October 24, 2017

Our National Dance on Market Concentration in Power….and the Resulting Monopolization, Oligopolization, and Cartelization.

David Celestra Tan, MSK 22 October 2017 The DOE and ERC have been dancing around the issue of Market Concentration in Power since the get-go of the crafting and passing of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 that […]
September 21, 2017

RCOA: The ‘promise and peril’ of electricity consumers’ choice (Second of Two Parts)

by Myrna M. Velasco –  September 20, 2017, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin The legal skirmish hobbling retail competition in the power sector had been a fodder to the industry’s anguish – affecting not only the electricity suppliers but primarily the […]