December 5, 2017

COAL OR NATURAL GAS IS NOT AN EITHER OR QUESTION

David Celestra Tan, MSK December 5, 2017   There is an ongoing battle for the minds of the people and policy makers between pro-coal and pro-LNG. It is however not an either or question. The country needs a diversified energy […]
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 […]
September 8, 2017

Comparing Philippine Electricity Rates vs Asean – Just the Facts

David Celestra Tan, MSK September 8, 2017 Most Filipino consumers know that every month their electricity bill takes a significant part of his budget.  And he better pay up or his lights will be cutoff. One side of his brain […]
August 22, 2017

Meralco’s CSP Of Solar Proves Consumer Benefits of True CSP … and the Excessive Cost of Fit Subsidies

David Celestra Tan, MSK 20 August 2017 Meralco, after their apparently successful circumvention of the CSP policy for their 3,551mw of 20 year coal power contracts, is now highly publicizing their embracing competitive selection process (CSP) for renewable energy supply, […]