February 20, 2018

DUs no longer allowed to do ‘unsolicited proposals’ or Swiss challenge under CSP

By Myrna M. Velasco – February 19, 2018, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin The newly-issued Circular of the Department of Energy (DOE) will already prohibit distribution utilities (DUs) from undertaking ‘unsolicited proposals’ or Swiss challenge in the fortified competitive selection […]
February 20, 2018

Foreign firms place BNPP rehab cost at over US$2B

By Myrna M. Velasco – February 19, 2018, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin For the country to bring the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) to operational stream, the government or its targeted investor will need to fork out more […]
February 19, 2018

PSALM’s universal charge collections hit P135 B

By Myrna M. Velasco – February 18, 2018, 10:01 PM from Manila Bulletin Universal charges (UC) collection, which is slapped on consumers’ electricity bills, of state-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM) has reached a whopping P134.846 billion […]
February 17, 2018

ERC struggling on resolving more than 1,000 case backlogs

By Myrna M. Velasco – February 16, 2018, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin It will be a tightrope walk still for the power industry when it comes to cornering regulatory approvals on pending petitions and applications with the Energy Regulatory […]