February 12, 2018

Suspended ERC commissioners going back to work

By Myrna M. Velasco – February 11, 2018, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin On the strength of a 60-day temporary restraining order (TRO) rendered by the Court of Appeals (CA), the four suspended Commissioners of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) […]
January 26, 2018

ERC ‘breaks bread’ with consumer groups against Meralco supply agreements

By Myrna M. Velasco – January 25, 2018, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin The new chairperson of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has her ‘breaking of the bread’ discussion-session with most of the groups opposing the approval of the power […]
January 17, 2018

ERC leadership vacuum heightens blackout probability in summer

By Myrna M. Velasco – January 16, 2018, 10:01 PM from Manila Bulletin With 5,493.38 megawatts being forced out of the electricity system because of lacking licenses to operate and supply contracts, the country will be in for unwanted brownouts […]
November 10, 2017

Higher power rates this month–Meralco

By Lenie Lectura -November 9, 2017 from Business Mirror Power rates this month will increase by P0.3436 per kilowatt hour (kWh) for a typical residential household, thereby bringing the overall rate from last month’s P9.2836 per kWh to P9.6272 per kWh. The […]