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 […]
December 1, 2017

New commissioner vows to put ERC in order

By Alena Mae S. Flores – November 30, 2017 at 10:05 pm from manilastandard.net Newly-installed Energy Regulatory Commission chairman Agnes Devanadera said she wants to put order in the commission and provide better service to power consumers. Devanadera, a former Justice secretary, replaced […]