January 13, 2018

Cusi orders Meralco to explain P0.08 per kWh power rate increase

By Alena Mae S. Flores – January 12, 2018 at 07:40 pm from Manilastandard.net Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi has asked Manila Electric Co. to explain its computation of a P0.08 per kilowatt-hour increase in electricity rates following the implementation of the […]
January 11, 2018

Meralco bats for immediate restoration of ERC functions

By Myrna M. Velasco – January 10, 2018, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin As power plant “on commissioning phases” may get delayed and affect country’s power supply situation, electric utility giant Manila Electric Company (Meralco) opined that it is highly […]
December 28, 2017

Consumers face P100-B add’l cost annually

By Myrna M. Velasco – December 27, 2017, 10:01 PM from Manila Bulletin The proposed renewable portfolio standards (RPS) rules for the renewable energy (RE) sector that is not supported by technical and economic studies will pummel consumers with additional cost […]
December 27, 2017

ERC asked to probe ‘midnight dispatch’ of solar plants

By Myrna M. Velasco – December 26, 2017, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin The solar plants logging capacity dispatch at “witching hours” or when the sun is apparently not up at midnight, is a serious matter that the Energy Regulatory Commission […]