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US-BASED Akamai Technologies, Inc., which claims to be the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, sees strong potential for its business in the Philippines as the country’s big businesses go through a digital transformation while smaller ones begin to realize the need to accelerate and secure their online systems.
SPC POWER Corp. has turned over the 153.1-megawatt (MW) land-based power plant in Naga City, Cebu to the Power Sector Assets Liabilities Management, Inc. (PSALM), ending the legal tussle over the ownership of the asset.
THE ENERGY Regulatory Commission (ERC) has fined the proponent of a new power generation project in Misamis Oriental for its failure to file a certificate of compliance three months ahead of its targeted date of testing and commissioning.
THE NATIONAL POWER CORP. (Napocor) is seeking provisional approval to collect a total of P17.8 billion from electricity users next year, through a P0.1948 per kilowatt-hour (/kWh) charge in their power bills, to cover electrification of “far-flung areas” of the country.
ENERGY Development Corp. (EDC) has secured on Thursday approval from its board of directors to obtain three-year loan facilities with various local banks for a total amount of P11.5 billion, the Lopez-led company told the stock exchange on Thursday.
THE Department of Energy (DoE) has been tasked to put up solar-powered charging stations to go along with its deployment of 3,000 electric tricycles (e-trikes) in selected local government units (LGUs) all over the country.
THE Energy department said it needs to boost its capability to undertake on its own the proposed integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal as an energy crisis might ensue if no private investor comes forward to handle the billion-dollar project.
ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) sales this year are expected to maintain their momentum, benefiting from the segment’s exemption from excise taxes, which have dampened the sales of conventionally powered vehicles.
THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has asked electric cooperatives to submit their comments within 10 days on the draft rules governing the monitoring and reporting process of electricity bill deposits.
THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has fined electric cooperatives in Samar and Laguna for failing to remit on time their collected feed-in tariff allowance (FiT-All) to state company National Transmission Corp. (TransCo), the administrator of the funds.
THE Department of Energy (DoE) has issued an administrative order jointly with other government agencies directing all liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) industry participants to observe the minimum safety standards in the transportation and distribution of the petroleum product in cylinders.
MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. has completed the upgrade of a sedimentation basin at La Mesa treatment plant 1 in Quezon City, the west zone water concessionaire said.
A CONSUMER GROUP is studying whether to file a complaint before the competition regulator against oil companies on the seeming unison in their price adjustments for petroleum products each week.
TELECOMMUNICATIONS industry stakeholders expressed a preference for service level commitments as the basis for selecting the industry’s third entrant, according to the results of a public consultation Friday.
THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) will review existing rules and make changes as amend those as warranted in a move that seeks to improve protection for consumers.
MALACAÑANG said it will execute today, July 6, an order in line with the Office of the Ombudsman’s suspension of Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) commissioners Josefina Patricia M. Asirit, Alfredo S. Non, Geronimo D. Sta. Ana, and Gloria Victoria C. Yap-Taruc.
MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) is looking at Isla Verde, an island in Batangas province within its franchise area, as a possible location for its first microgrid system, its president said.
PHILIPPINE LAW has not kept pace with developments in waste-to-energy technology, leaving communities surrounding these projects at risk from the pollutants they generate, which may cause cancer and other health problems, an energy technology expert said.
THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has granted Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) and First NatGas Power Corp. (FNPC) the authority to implement their power supply agreement (PSA) in an “interim relief” that sets certain conditions.
PRICES OF gasoline, diesel and kerosene will all increase this week to follow the movement of prices in the international market, oil companies said on Monday. Gasoline will be costlier by P0.65 per liter (/L), diesel by P0.55/L and kerosene by P0.70/L.
THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has approved an information technology project that will automate the processes involved in monitoring pending energy industry cases as part of the agency’s “zero backlog” program.
BASIC ENERGY Corp. has not given up on its service contracts to explore five areas in the Philippines for their potential capacity for geothermal energy.
UNIOIL Petroleum Philippines, Inc. has launched on Wednesday its second electric vehicle charging station at its outlet along the northbound side of EDSA in Guadalupe in the hopes that it will encourage more drivers to switch from their fuel-powered cars.
MAYNILAD WATER Services, Inc. is upgrading its sewage and septage treatment plant in Dagat-dagatan, Caloocan City to boost the facility’s efficiency in serving around 16,000 customers in the northern part of Metro Manila.
THE shareholders of Philippine H2O Ventures Corp. have approved on Monday the change in the company’s name to PH Resorts Group Holdings, Inc., paving the way for its shift to the resorts and gaming businesses.
PHOENIX Petroleum Philippines, Inc. expects to be part of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) project being proposed by China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC), possibly in partnership with state-led Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC).
SBS Philippines Corp. on Monday said its associate companies have acquired properties in Balintawak and Green Meadows in Quezon City.