December 19, 2017

Govt’s Right to Tax Power Comes with Obligation to Protect Electric Consumers From Exploitation

David Celestra Tan, MSK 17 December 2017 The new government tax on coal and diesel will be painful additions to the monthly electric bills of the already overcharged and overburdened Filipino electric consumers. It will add P0.12 per kwh to […]
October 17, 2017

DOE pushes ‘aggregation level’ in power retail competition

By Myrna M. Velasco – October 16, 2017, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin Aggregation at 500 kilowatts (kW) consumption level, that may include households within contiguous or adjacent areas, would already be the next phase of electricity retail competition and open […]
August 22, 2017

Still no decision from DOE on MTPP privatization plan

By Lenie Lectura – August 21, 2017 from Business Mirror The Department of Energy (DOE) is expected to inform the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management (PSALM) Board of its preference on how best to privatize the 650-megawatt (MW) Malaya […]
August 7, 2017

Viewpoint: LIGHT ON THE DARKNESS OF CORRUPTION OF ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES IN MINDANAO

By David A. Tauli, President, Mindanao Coalition of Power Consumers In the year 2104, sixteen electric cooperatives in Mindanao entered into long term power supply contracts with the 405-MW coal power plant of FDC Misamis Power Corporation located in Villanueva, […]