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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

Aquino appoints Salazar as Energy Regulatory Commission chair

Aug 04, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Jose Vicente Salazar who is replacing Zenaida Cruz Ducut at the ERC will serve a 7 year term that ends in July 2022

ERC appointment raises conflict-of-interest issues

Jun 21, 2015 - 10:00 AM

UPDATED EXCLUSIVE: Sta Ana s appointment comes at a time when the regulatory agency is determining whether power generation companies among them the Aboitiz group’s unit Therma Mobile colluded to jack up prices of Meralco

INSIDE STORY: The real reason behind Petilla’s resignation

Jun 20, 2015 - 10:15 AM

UPDATED EXCLUSIVE: Sources close to Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla say his resignation was prompted by President Benigno Aquino III’s decision to appoint Geronimo Sta Ana as the 5th commissioner of the Energy Regulatory Commission

How a citizen-led power system can disrupt energy sector

Apr 15, 2015 - 2:15 PM

A citizen led power system will steadily serve as a threat to private companies and will dismantle monopolies in the power sector in the long run

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Aquino vows: Special powers only for energy shortage

Sep 30, 2014 - 11:48 AM

President Benigno Aquino III assures concerned sectors and the public that government intervention will not distort the energy market

CLIMATE FUNDS NEEDED. President Benigno Aquino III delivers his speech during United Nation Climate Change Summit held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Photo by Gil Nartea/ Malacanang Photo Bureau

Solving the energy crisis by empowering the people

Aug 18, 2014 - 11:10 AM

Dear President Aquino: Your administration can be remembered for making the Philippines a leader in climate adaptation – but first cut the red tape

Editorial Cartoon: Pasakit na blackout

Jul 21, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Pumangalawa man ang Filipinas sa mga bansa sa Asya sa bilis ng pag angat ng ekonomya noong 2013 tila naman hindi nito alam ang gagawin sa sektor ng enerhiya

Wanted: Climate-proof energy sector

Apr 20, 2014 - 9:27 PM

Restoring the energy supply is an immediate necessity in a post disaster zone

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What Meralco's rate hike tells us about the power sector

Mar 13, 2014 - 9:42 PM

The record high increase in Meralco s charges last December is caused by a combination of problems that have plagued the Philippine power sector

Aquino rejects Petilla resignation

Dec 26, 2013 - 4:19 PM

UPDATED President Aquino rejects the resignation of his energy chief

Aquino creates Mindanao Power Monitoring Committee

Aug 02, 2012 - 5:08 PM

President Aquino creates a committee that will monitor the power situation in Mindanao