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Inquirier.net
Feb electricity bills higher as NGCP reflects Trainand other power customers will see in their bills for this month the 12-percent
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 hours ago
and other power customers will see in their bills for this month the 12-percent value added tax (VAT) on the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines’ (NGCP) wheeling charge, as provided for in the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN)... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MPIC taps P8-B syndicated loan facilityInfrastructure holding firm Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) has tapped a
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Infrastructure holding firm Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) has tapped a syndicated term loan facility worth P8 billion partly to trim the debt of its electricity business unit. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday, MPIC... Read more
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The Manila Times
Meralco asked to explain rate outlookTHE Department of Energy (DoE) has asked Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) to expla
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
THE Department of Energy (DoE) has asked Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) to explain the rationale for projecting that electricity rates could rise by 8 centavos per kilowatt hour (kWh) as early as February. In an interview on Friday, Energy Secretary... Read more
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The Manila Times
Restore regular ERC operations, govt toldTHE Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is urging the government to restore the Energ
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
THE Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is urging the government to restore the Energy Regulatory Commission’s (ERC) normal functions, saying that the power vacuum within it is endangering the Philippine energy sector and its customers. Meralco President... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Meralco expects 5% sales volume growth for 2017MANILA, Philippines — Power distributor Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) expects a
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Power distributor Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) expects a nearly five percent growth in sales volume last year as demand for electricity continued to pick up across all sectors in its franchise area. Meralco president Oscar... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Meralco customers get big relief in Jan billsResidential customers of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) will enjoy lower rates f
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Residential customers of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) will enjoy lower rates for the second month in a row, this time by 52.6 centavos per kilowatt-hour, as the firm’s long-term suppliers and the spot market saw a decrease in electricity costs. The... Read more
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The Manila Times
Impact of coal tax on power rates ‘minimal’–NEATHE effect of the higher excise tax on coal on power rates would have a “minima
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
THE effect of the higher excise tax on coal on power rates would have a “minimal” impact on consumers, especially in the provinces, the National Electrification Administration (NEA) assured on Wednesday. The NEA made the assurance, despite imminent... Read more
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The Manila Times
Meralco cuts power rates in JanuaryLISTED power distribution utility Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) announced on We
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
LISTED power distribution utility Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) announced on Wednesday it would slash its rates this month by P0.5260 per kilowatt hour (kWh), the second straight month of decline in power rates. The reduction will mean electricity... Read more
8d
Inquirier.net
Electricity rates to rise by 8¢/kWh due to TRAINConsumers of electricity may see their monthly bills rise by 8 centavos per kil
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Consumers of electricity may see their monthly bills rise by 8 centavos per kilowatt-hour (kWh) as early as next month, being the “most immediate” impact of the new tax regime on the power industry, according to Manila Electric Co. This means that a... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Staggered’ impact seen for new coal taxPower consumers can expect a “staggered” impact of the new coal excise tax on t
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
Power consumers can expect a “staggered” impact of the new coal excise tax on their electricity rates in February, the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said on Tuesday. “We expect the coal tax’s implementation to be staggered,” Meralco Vice President... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Power rates going up due to TRAINMANILA, Philippines — Customers of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) will see an in
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Customers of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) will see an increase of at least eight centavos per kilowatt-hour (kwh) in their electricity bills following the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN)... Read more
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The Manila Times
Appoint temporary ERC commissioners, govt urgedPresident Rodrigo Duterte has been urged to appoint temporary commissioners for
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
President Rodrigo Duterte has been urged to appoint temporary commissioners for the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to avoid a power vacuum within its management and to ensure there will be no power interruptions throughout the Philippines, a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The quest for lower power rates continuesMANILA, Philippines — The country’s quest to lower electricity rates has become
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The country’s quest to lower electricity rates has become more difficult to achieve with an impending tax imposition on coal, its major source of power, and the regulatory vacuum following the suspension of Energy Regulatory... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Over 1,000 Meralco customers drawn to net metering schemeMANILA, Philippines — Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) has hit the 1,000th mark un
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) has hit the 1,000th mark under the net metering program in its franchise area as more electricity customers continue to shift to renewable energy use, a company official said. Net metering... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Meralco unit to invest P3.5 B for 2 power projectsMANILA, Philippines — The power generating unit of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The power generating unit of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) has invested P3.5 billion for its two power projects currently under development, company officials said. Meralco PowerGen Corp. (MGen) president and CEO Rogelio... Read more
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The Manila Times
ERC gridlock may discourage investorsThe impasse plaguing the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) after four of its c
The Manila Times / Posted 22 days ago
The impasse plaguing the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) after four of its commissioners were suspended may dissuade local and foreign investors to put their funds in the country, its chief said. In a media briefing, ERC Chairman and CEO Agnes... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Meralco may lower power rates in JanuaryMANILA, Philippines — Customers of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) can expect pow
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Customers of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) can expect power rates to go down at the start of the year due to lower capacity fees from power generators arising from fewer power outages. “Hopefully there will be another reduction... Read more
24d
Pilipino Star
PLDT hopeful for better financial performance next year— Following a challenging 2017, PLDT Inc. is hopeful for a better financial per
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
— Following a challenging 2017, PLDT Inc. is hopeful for a better financial performance next year as it intends to continue network improvements to arrest the decline in the wireless business. PLDT chairman, president and chief executive... Read more
24d
Pilipino Star
Meralco seeks price challenge for long-term solar power supplyMANILA, Philippines — Power distributor giant Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Power distributor giant Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is seeking price challengers for a new long term solar power supply offer of 50 megawatts (MW) in compliance with the competitive selection process (CSP) policy. Meralco... Read more
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The Manila Times
Energy regulator paralyzed – Devanadera“The paralysis starts today.” These were the words of Energy Regulatory Commis
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
“The paralysis starts today.” These were the words of Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Agnes Devanadera when she faced reporters for the first time after the Office of the Ombudsman suspended four ERC... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Paralyzed ERC warns of massive blackoutsMANILA, Philippines — The year-long suspension of all four commissioners of the
Pilipino Star / Posted 26 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The year-long suspension of all four commissioners of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) will lead to “severe paralysis” of the entire power industry, possibly leaving many areas in Metro Manila and nearby provinces without... Read more
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27d
Inquirier.net
Suspension of execs might paralyze ERC; Palace mulling options – RoqueIt’s business as usual at the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) but presidenti
Inquirier.net / Posted 27 days ago
It’s business as usual at the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) but presidential spokesman Harry Roque said the agency might be paralyzed after its four commissioners have been suspended for one year. “Bagamat lahat po ng Commissioner bukod po kay... Read more
27d
Inquirier.net
Ombudsman suspends 4 ERC commissionersThe Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the one-year suspension of all four com
Inquirier.net / Posted 27 days ago
The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the one-year suspension of all four commissioners of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) for allowing electric utilities such as Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) to forgo the bidding of their power supply... Read more
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27d
Inquirier.net
No Yuletide break in clashesKIDAPAWAN CITY—Just hours after President Duterte declared a halt in military o
Inquirier.net / Posted 27 days ago
KIDAPAWAN CITY—Just hours after President Duterte declared a halt in military offensives against communist rebels in observance of the Yuletide season, clashes erupted between government forces and rebels in Magpet, North Cotabato, early on Tuesday,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
ERC commissioners suspended for a yearMANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered all four commissi
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered all four commissioners of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) suspended for one year over alleged anomalous power supply deals with 38 companies, seven of which were affiliated with the... Read more
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28d
The Manila Times
Meralco: RE policy bad for electricity firms, usersA proposed renewable energy (RE) policy will force distribution utilities (DU)
The Manila Times / Posted 28 days ago
A proposed renewable energy (RE) policy will force distribution utilities (DU) to choose a more costly power source instead of cheaper one, a move that would negatively impact consumers, Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) claimed. In a position paper... Read more
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The Manila Times
Meralco to form new e-vehicle unitMANILA Electric Co. (Meralco), the Philippines’ largest power distribution util
The Manila Times / Posted 29 days ago
MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco), the Philippines’ largest power distribution utility, will form a new subsidiary that will own, maintain and operate electric vehicles and charging stations in a bid to help lower the country’s carbon emissions. In a... Read more
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The Manila Times
Meralco unit eyes dev’t of 300MW wind projectsTHE power generation arm of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is looking to develop
The Manila Times / Posted a month ago
THE power generation arm of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is looking to develop wind projects with a total capacity of 300 megawatts (MW) in a bid to generate electricity that would be competitive in price to that of coal-fired power. “We’ve been... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Meralco Powergen taps Irish firm as O&M partner for Atimonan coal plantMANILA, Philippines — The power generating arm of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco)
Pilipino Star / Posted 1 months ago
MANILA, Philippines — The power generating arm of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is tapping an Irish firm to run its 2x600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Atimonan, Quezon. Meralco Powergen Corp. (MGen) is in talks with ESB International, a... Read more

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