January 15, 2018

Viewpoint: Ombudsman’s Unfounded Suspension of the ERC Commissioners Will Have Severe Economic and Financial Impact on the Country

Atty. Agnes VST Devanadera Chairperson and CEO, ERC 22 December 2017 RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE President of the Republic of the Philippines Malacanang, Manila 1005 THRU: Executive Secretary Salvador C. Medialdea Dear President Duterte: Allow me again to convey my sincere […]
December 19, 2017

Govt’s Right to Tax Power Comes with Obligation to Protect Electric Consumers From Exploitation

David Celestra Tan, MSK 17 December 2017 The new government tax on coal and diesel will be painful additions to the monthly electric bills of the already overcharged and overburdened Filipino electric consumers. It will add P0.12 per kwh to […]
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 […]
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 […]