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 […]
December 2, 2017

Power trading more complex than stocks

By Alena Mae S. Flores – December 01, 2017 at 08:50 pm from manilastandard.net Philippine Electricity Market Corp. is not too keen on the prospect of the Philippine Stock Exchange operating the country’s electricity spot market. PEMC president Oscar Ala, who also sits […]
November 13, 2017

Govt issues draft policies on power-market operator

By Lenie Lectura – November 13, 2017 From Business Mirror THE country’s trading floor for buying and selling electricity would be led by an independent market operator (IMO) whose members do not have any ties with the government and power-industry participants. This was […]
October 25, 2017

WESM operator asks regulator to OK budget

By Lenie Lectura – October 24, 2017 from Business Mirror THE Philippine Electricity Market Corp. (PEMC) is asking the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to approve its 2018 proposed budget of P822.20 million. Of the proposed amount, the operator of the Wholesale Electricity Spot […]