January 5, 2018

Mindanao power spot market delayed to Q4

By Alena Mae S. Flores – January 04, 2018 at 07:00 pm from manilastandard.net Commercial operations of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market in Mindanao may be pushed back to October, the Energy Department said. Energy Undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella said some technicalities […]
December 14, 2017

PSALM forfeits P400-m performance bond of Filinvest power unit

By Alena Mae S. Flores – December 13, 2017 at 08:20 pm from manilastandard.net State-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. said Wednesday it forfeited the P400-million performance bond of FDC Misamis Power Corp., a power unit of Filinvest Development […]
November 13, 2017

Govt issues draft policies on power-market operator

By Lenie Lectura – November 13, 2017 From Business Mirror THE country’s trading floor for buying and selling electricity would be led by an independent market operator (IMO) whose members do not have any ties with the government and power-industry participants. This was […]
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 […]