Posts Tagged electricity

Meralco announced power rate hike in April

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The power rate in April will slightly increase, according to an advisory of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco). Meralco announced that a household consuming 200 kilowatt-hours (kWh) in...

DOE assures enough power supply for the rest of the year

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 10, 2020

The Department of Energy (DOE) assured that the country has enough power supply to last the rest of the year due to the high amount of power reserve ever since...

Meralco: Lower power rates this February

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 6, 2020

The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) has announced a P0.59 per kilowatt-hour reduction in their power rates starting February. This translates to a P118 decrease for a household consuming around 200...

Meralco sets power rate hike this December

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 9, 2019

For the third consecutive month, the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) is set to implement another power rate hike this December due to higher generation charges. Meralco has announced that power...

Meralco power rates to go down this September

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 9, 2019

The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) will cut down power rates by P0.52 per kilowatt-hour this September. From P9.56 per kilowatt-hour rate last August, it will go down by P9.04 per...

ERC: SC decision might result in the cessation of power supply

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 12, 2019

The Supreme Court’s decision to deny the Energy Regulatory Commission’s (ERC) motion for reconsideration might result in the cessation of power supply. The ERC has filed a motion for reconsideration...

Meralco power rates go down in August

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 6, 2019

The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) will implement another power rate cut this August. This is the fourth power rate cut since May. Power rates will drop by P0.42 per kilowatt-hour...

Authorities arrest ‘spiderman’ for electric pilferage

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 23, 2019

Authorities have arrested two men for electric pilferage in Manila. Suspects Amador Cabuatan, 72 years old, and Christian Garcia, 37 years old, were caught attempting to illegally install electrical jumpers....

World’s highest voltage transmission project starts operation

admin   •   January 2, 2019

    The world’s first ±1100-kv UHVDC (ultra high voltage direct current) transmission line was put into operation on Monday, marking the project with the highest voltage, the biggest transmission...

Power interruptions to be felt in Zamboanga — Zamcelco

admin   •   April 5, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (Zamcelco) has alerted its customers that the city would still experience power interruptions this summer season. This, despite the sufficient power they have...


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