electrification
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P3B eyed to bring electricity to 7,000 public schools

Sep 03, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto says one in 6 public elementary and high schools is not connected to a power grid

GENERAL TRIAS READY FOR SCHOOL OPENING MONDAY. - Ginalyn Bacolor, Grade III teacher of Tejero Elementary School, in Barangay Tejero, General Trias, Cavite cleaning desks of her designated classroom together with the volunteer student in preparation for the incoming June 1, 2015 school opening for public schools nationwide. (Photo by Dennis Caparas-Abrina/Contributor)

Gatchalian hits 'shallow' NEA probe into Palawan blackouts

Aug 15, 2017 - 3:07 PM

In response the National Electrification Administration says it will issue a show cause order to all electric cooperatives including Paleco on why they should not be sanctioned

Power consumers show force, seek reforms in energy industry

Apr 29, 2017 - 11:05 AM

The 1st National Summit of Electric Consumers gathers up to 5 000 attendees who collectively oppose any future plan to privatize or convert electric cooperatives into a government owned and controlled corporation

SHOW OF FORCE. The 1st National Summit of Electric Consumers gathers up to 5,000 attendees

Power restored in 94% of Lawin-hit areas

Nov 24, 2016 - 11:03 AM

The National Electrification Administration says the rehabilitation of road networks is necessary for faster rehabilitation of energy distribution facilities

Power restoration in Cagayan. Image courtesy One Meralco Foundation

CA defers confirmation of energy chief Cusi

Oct 05, 2016 - 2:39 PM

Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Senator Loren Legarda help Secretary Alfonso Cusi answer questions to appease Senator Panfilo Lacson who moved for the deferment

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

DOE chief's goals: Lower power rates, 100% electrification

Jul 04, 2016 - 9:25 PM

In his first 100 days Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi and his team plan to study existing service contracts and methods to bring down the cost of electricity

Green energy to help in ‘last mile’ of PH rural electrification

Oct 26, 2015 - 6:41 PM

There are still 4 954 sitios across the country that do not have electricity Many of these are in far flung areas that can only be powered by renewable energy

FINALLY, POWER. A boy looks up at a lightbulb powered by a solar panel installed in his home in Tanauan, Leyte. Photo by Nim Gonzales

Subsidies to gov’t-owned firms rise by 200% in Q1

Jun 07, 2015 - 10:27 PM

The National Electrification Administration Philippine Children’s Medical Center and the National Irrigation Authority were the biggest beneficiaries of gov’t help

Aeta lolas to install solar-powered lamps in villages

Mar 16, 2015 - 10:00 PM

Dubbed solar lolas 4 Aeta grandmothers are back from India equipped with skills on installing solar powered lanterns

'SOLAR LOLAS.' (From left to right) Evelyn Clemente, Magda Salvador, Cita Diaz and Sharon Flores are back from India to share their knowledge on using the sun to power lanterns. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Solar suitcases, panels to power Iloilo clinics

Dec 10, 2014 - 7:59 PM

Should the next disaster strike some rural health units in Iloilo should be able to operate even without electricity

HARNESSING SUNLIGHT. A 50-watt solar panel converts sunlight into electricity to power a home in Tanauan, Leyte. File photo by Nim Gonzales

Wanted: Renewable energy investors in far-flung areas

Oct 30, 2014 - 6:14 PM

Renewable energy can help bring electricity and with it development to 4 million households in remote parts of the country

COA to 4 GOCCs: Return P2.4B unused DAP funds

Oct 21, 2014 - 1:06 PM

In its 2013 Annual Financial Report on government owned and controlled corporations the COA also ordered the GOCCs to account for P3 8 billion released to them under the Disbursement Acceleration Program

Meralco: No more rotational brownouts for now

Jul 19, 2014 - 3:26 PM

Meralco says the power supply situation has improved but does not rule out implementing the scheme if necessary

Electric cooperatives get P3.9-B subsidy after Yolanda

Jan 08, 2014 - 10:38 PM

33 electric cooperatives from 19 provinces will receive a portion of the P3 9 billion subsidy

SUBSIDY. The DBM released P3.9 billion to the National Electrification Administration to help cooperatives in the Visayas to get power back. Photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

DBM releases P969M for rural electrification

Dec 05, 2013 - 10:17 AM

The Department of Budget and Management releases P969 3 million for the electrification projects in areas isolated from the main grid

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION. The Department of Budget and Management releases funds to electrify remote areas in the country. Graphic by Matt Hebrona

Presidential power over Malampaya billions

Sep 21, 2013 - 9:30 AM

Only the president can decide how to use these funds Will the Supreme Court change this?

Electricity restored in Albay

Jul 31, 2013 - 3:41 PM

UPDATE PEMC says Albay could still face another blackout if the debt ridden Albay Electric Cooperative doesn t start repaying its bills within the week

Philhealth, NEA, NFA top recipients of state subsidies

Jul 29, 2013 - 12:38 PM

The national government extends P27 billion subsidies to state owned firms or agencies in January to June