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Congress should investigate how the power distributor 'overcharged' customers from 2013 to 2018, say Bayan Muna and the Matuwid na Singil sa Kuryente Consumers Alliance
Under a compensation plan approved by Tesla's board in 2018, Musk is to be paid in stock awards based on the value of the company, which could be worth as much as $50 billion if Tesla reaches $650 billion
Congressman Jericho Nograles says IEMOP had no experience and no assets, but still bagged the contract to operate the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market
Mitsubishi Electric says it has confirmed highly sensitive information in the defense, power, and railway sectors are unaffected
Shikoku Electric criticizes the ruling, stressing the scientific merit of the firm's argument that it was safe to operate the reactor
Aklan Electric Cooperative says it has restored power in 122,194 households and establishments in the province
Agoncillo, San Nicolas, Sta Teresita, Talisay and Laurel towns are without power
The SC resolution is a point in favor of the Enrique Razon-owned MORE, whose franchise is being challenged by longtime-provider Panay Electric Company
'Nahirapan ang ating mga [e-trikes] na maka-recharge dahil may mga lugar sa isla na wala pang kuryente,' says acting Malay, Aklan Mayor Frolibar Bautista
The Aklan Electric Cooperative says its initial target was to restore power by February 9
This comes after the termination of a Meralco-led consortium which was supposed to take over electricity distribution in the West African country
The problems in power distribution are due to outdated facilities in the islands off mainland Cebu
The damaged posts will be replaced and power is expected to be fully restored by 5 am on Tuesday, December 17
'This proves that commercial aviation in all-electric form can work,' says Roei Ganzarski, chief executive of Seattle-based engineering firm magniX
Faulty Pacific Gas & Electric powerlines are blamed for sparking Camp Fire, the deadliest in the state's history
A typical household will shell out P94 more for November
The so-called Getty Fire ignites overnight near a major freeway and quickly spreads south and west towards neighborhoods, scorching some 240 hectares and sending people fleeing in the dark
The Kincade Fire, which is only 10 percent contained, has grown to 25,955 acres
James Dyson laments, 'Though we have tried very hard throughout the development process, we simply cannot make it commercially viable'
Even with the slight increase this October, there has been a total downward adjustment of electricity rates amounting to almost P1.47 per kilowatt hour since April 2019
The Enrique Razon-owned MORE is granted a franchise by President Duterte, but the bypassed Panay Electric Company (PECO) is fighting for its assets
'It's worse than we thought,' says the Tokyo Electric Power, as authorities confirmed 45,000 homes were still without electricity 12 days after the powerful Typhoon Faxai barrelled through the Tokyo region
This brings the total reduction to P1.52 per kWh since April 2019
Congratulations to all the newly licensed electrical engineers!
With the new law, electricity consumers will soon no longer have to pay the universal charges for stranded contract costs and stranded debts in their electricity bills
The latest reduction brings the total downward adjustment to almost P1 per kWh since May 2019
Cracking bomb jokes inside the airport is prohibited by law, punishable by prison time of up to 5 years or a maximum fine of P40,000
Rich or not, young and old, hip urbanites and rural dwellers alike: Norwegians, including Crown Prince Haakon, are increasingly switching to electric cars
This is the 3rd straight month that the Manila Electric Company is reducing power rates
Palawan Electric Cooperative says it has already solved its undersupply problem. Now it's grappling with another challenge: trees that obstruct their distribution lines.
The Department of Trade and Industry gears up to strengthen the Philippines' e-vehicle industry as it seeks to seal a free trade agreement with South Korea, a manufacturing powerhouse
Households consuming 200 kilowatts per hour can expect a reduction of around P39 from their June 2019 bill
Companies – with catchy one-syllable names such as Lime, Bolt, Wind and Flash – have collectively put 15,000 scooters on the streets in the past few months, causing tensions that have emerged in cities worldwide
James Dyson acknowledges the patents are deliberately light on specifics but says 'they do reveal some of the ways we might improve Battery Electric Vehicles'
The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines says it is ready to ensure 'reliable power transmission services before, during, and after the election date.' Meralco also has contingency plans.
Meralco adjusts power rates downward for May, despite higher prices in the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market
E-scooter riders will have to use the street or dedicated cycling paths instead, 'so pedestrians are no longer squeezed against walls,' says France's transport minister
A pilot factory with around 200 employees will be opened in the coming months in France, with a goal of opening two production sites, in France and Germany, that would generate 1,500 jobs at each
Congratulations to all the passers!
The step comes after Japan launched new visa statuses to attract more foreign workers and ease the impact of the nation's shrinking workforce and population
The delicate operation represents the first time the Tokyo Electric Power Company has pulled out fuel from inside a highly contaminated building containing the melted-down reactor, and comes 4 years behind schedule
Mitsubishi ties up with the academe and the Department of Trade and Industry for a feasibility study on the company's new venture
The ruling nullifies a number of orders made by the ERC in 2014 declaring wholesale electricity spot market prices void for being unreasonable or otherwise uncompetitive
Camiguin Congressman Xavier Jesus Romualdo says the Power Sharing Agreement of Camiguin Electric Cooperative with one of its power suppliers is 'over-contracted'
Here are the areas with scheduled power interruptions due to maintenance work of the Manila Electric Company
Musk says, it has 'the functionality of an SUV but it will ride like a sports car' accelerating from stand-still to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds
New Chinese players come out in force this year in Europe's biggest annual car show, which has typically been a showcase for luxury cars from historic manufacturers
A typical household consuming 200 kWh will be shelling out an additional P114 for electricity