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 1, 2017

ERC directed to craft rules on lower RCOA

By Myrna M. Velasco – November 30, 2017, 10:00 PM from Manila Bulletin Independent entity Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has been directed by the Department of Energy (DOE) to craft the guidelines on the lowered threshold of retail competition and open […]
October 28, 2017

Meralco looks to surpass core profit target

By Danessa Rivera – October 28, 2017 – 12:00am from Philstar MANILA, Philippines — Power distributor Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is looking to slightly surpass its core profit last year as the surprise surge in sales will be tempered by the intense […]
October 23, 2017

Court’s TRO hinders power supply competition

by Alena Mae S. Flores – October 19, 2017 at 07:24 pm from The Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday expressed concern over its inability to issue new retail electricity licenses in the wake of the temporary restraining order issued by the Supreme Court […]