Reyes Tacandong & Co. bags contract for PEMC external audit

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Reyes Tacandong & Co. bags contract for PEMC external audit 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) – Reyes Tacandong & Co. won the contract to audit electricity-market operator Philippine Electricity Market Corp., according to the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).

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DOE backs 1,590 MW of RE projects

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOE backs 1,590 MW of RE projects 

MANILA, Oct. 22 – The Energy Department backed 1,590 megawatts (MWs) of renewable energy projects as of Sept. 30.

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ERC retains Oct. 27 deadline for CSP decision

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on ERC retains Oct. 27 deadline for CSP decision 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Sept 15 (PNA) – Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) chairman Jose Vicente Salazar said the commission will still retain its Oct. 27 deadline for its decision on whether to approve the Competitive Selection Process (CSP)or not.

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ERC studying possible removal of price threshold mechanism in power trading

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on ERC studying possible removal of price threshold mechanism in power trading 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, August 11 (PNA) –The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC)is studying new measures for the power market , which might remove the price threshold mechanism at the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM).

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President Aquino names new ERC chair

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino names new ERC chair 

MANILA, Aug. 4 — President Benigno S. Aquino has appointed Atty. Jose Vicente B. Salazar as the new chairman of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), Malacanang said Tuesday.

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NREB proposes to put a cap on power capacity of solar, wind projects

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on NREB proposes to put a cap on power capacity of solar, wind projects 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, July 15 (PNA) — The National Renewable Energy Board (NREB) proposes to put a cap on the power capacity of each solar and wind project to be developed.

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Belmonte urges power sector not to aggravate impending electricity shortage

March 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Belmonte urges power sector not to aggravate impending electricity shortage 

MANILA, March 4 — Speaker Feliciano R. Belmonte, Jr. warned the power sector not to aggravate the impending electricity shortage this summer through unscheduled powerplant shutdowns.

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EDC clarifies receipt of Certificate of Compliance for Burgos Wind Project from ERC

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on EDC clarifies receipt of Certificate of Compliance for Burgos Wind Project from ERC 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Feb. 20 (PNA) – – The Energy Development Corporation (EDC) has clarified it has not yet received the Certificate of Compliance (COC) for the 150-Megawatt (MW) Burgos Wind Project (BWP) from the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).

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ERC reviewing NGCP’s function and performance

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on ERC reviewing NGCP’s function and performance 

MANILA, Feb. 5 — The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) on Thursday said it is reviewing the overall function and performance of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), the country's main grid operator.

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Meralco to add FIT all charge at Php0.04 per kWh this Feb

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Meralco to add FIT all charge at Php0.04 per kWh this Feb 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Feb. 3 (PNA) — The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) will add the renewable energy (RE) Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) allowance charge of Php0.04 per kilowatthour (kWh) to its consumer billing this February.

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