January 16, 2018

Consumer protection vs regulatory capture

By BusinessMirror Editorial – January 15, 2018 Last December the Office of the Ombudsman ordered the one-year suspension of four commissioners of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) for, among other offenses, failing to implement the government’s policy against anticompetitive behavior […]
January 11, 2018

Meralco warns vs regression in regulation of power sector

By Lenie Lectura – January 10, 2018 from Business Mirror THE country’s power supply and security of supply could be put at risk if the regulatory agency of the power industry could not perform its mandate, a top official of […]
December 25, 2017

Inoperative ERC damaging to the energy sector—PIPPA

By Alena Mae S. Flores – December 24, 2017 at 06:45 pm from manilastandard.net The Philippine Independent Power Producers Association Inc., the country’s association of power generators, warned that the absence of a functioning Energy Regulatory Commission will be devastating to […]
August 24, 2017

SC asked to lift order vs power competition

by Alena Mae S. Flores – August 23, 2017 at 08:43 pm from Manilastandard.net The Energy Regulatory Commission said Thursday it filed an appeal with the Supreme Court to lift the temporary retraining order on retail competition and open access. ERC officer-in-charge and commissioner […]