February 9, 2018

CounterPoint: Our Rates are high because of Sweetheart Deals with Sister Generators and of Anomalous PBR rate methodology by ERC.

David Celestra Tan, MSK 9 February 2018 (This is MSK’s response to the viewpoint of Mr. Kris Balibukel  on our article Coal or LNG is not an either or question posted on December 5, 2017)   We agree with the point […]
September 28, 2017

Meralco’s Generation Cartel is the Issue and Itgoes Beyond Meralco and into Power…..the political kind. (Part 2)

David Celestra Tan, MSK 28 September 2017 Worthwhile Competitors Ironically there are many equally capable independent bidders who could have provided  healthy competition, technologies, and alternatives that would have been beneficial to consumers.   Shutout by the MVP Group were the […]
September 23, 2017

Meralco’s Abuse of Market Power Corrals Generators Into a Meralco Cartel …..With Long Term Implications (Part 1)

David Celestra Tan, MSK 21 September2017 Meralco’s public service franchise specifically prohibits it from engaging “ in any activity that will constitute an abuse of market power such as but not limited to, unfair trade practices, monopolistic schemes and any […]
April 24, 2017

DOE MUST PUSH FOR CSP BIDDINGS NOW TO AVOID FUTURE POWER SHORTAGES

David Celestra Tan, MSK Updated 22 April 2017 from 8 November 2016 The inexplicable postponement by the ERC of the policy requiring competitive biddings for power supply contracts by five (5) months and 20 days from November 6, 2015 to […]