January 15, 2018

2-year FIT extension set for biomass, hydro projects

By Myrna M. Velasco – January 14, 2018, 10:01 PM from Manila Bulletin Renewable energy (RE) developments on biomass and run-of-river hydro technologies have successfully secured two-year extension on their feed-in-tariff (FIT) incentive scheme, Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi has told […]
January 11, 2018

TRAIN to hike power transmission charges

By Myrna M. Velasco – January 10, 2018, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin The re-imposition of 12-percent value-added tax (VAT) on the wheeling charge of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) under the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion […]
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 […]
January 10, 2018

Cusi to step out as PEMC chair

By Myrna M. Velasco – January 9, 2018, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin The well-anticipated ingress of the Independent Market Operator (IMO) of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) targeted as early as February this year will also prompt the eventual […]