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MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) is discussing if it will extend the moratorium in serving disconnection notices to customers who still cannot settle any portion of their unpaid bills, especially before the quarantine period.
ELECTRICITY RATES in Metro Manila slightly declined this month, with typical households likely to see a P4 cut in their bills, Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) announced on Monday.
MANILA ELECTRIC Co. (Meralco) plans to install more prepaid electricity meters by the middle of next year to far exceed new installations of postpaid meters as the country’s largest power distribution utility targets 3.3 million of its customers to enjoy the benefits of smart meters, its top official said on Tuesday.
The Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) today committed to keep the lights on (#KeepTheLightsOn) for its over 6.9 million customers amid the coronavirus-19 pandemic. In a...
MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) is returning the additional tariff paid for by customers who settled their bills via its online app during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) period, as the company will shoulder these fees charged by its service providers.
A CONSUMER group on Wednesday asked the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to ask Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) to return to customers their payments for May bills, as well as to halt its billings during the period of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ).
AMID mounting concerns by customers on increased electricity bills for May, Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said its meter readings remain accurate and transparent.
THE Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) on Monday reported a 2.1% growth in core net income in the first quarter to P5.72 billion as energy sales proved strong amid the global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
THE government on Friday said it will set up a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) hospital in New Clark City (NCC) and will continue to convert more facilities in Metro Manila to accommodate COVID-19 patients in partnership with the private sector.
MANILA ELECTRIC CO. (Meralco) said it is working around the clock to ensure a steady supply of electricity and services amid the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine.
MANILA ELECTRIC Co. (Meralco) told its electricity customers on Friday that it deferred physical meter reading and bill delivery as Luzon is currently under an enhanced community quarantine to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus disease 2019).
THE Department of Energy (DoE) has asked Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) on how the country’s largest electricity distribution company plans to cope the rise in power demand within its franchise area, the secretary said.
MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) targets to build more fully automated substations next year ahead of the expected increase in the demand for power, adding to the distribution utility’s investments in technologically advanced facilities within its franchise area.
MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) will call for bidders to supply 1,200 megawatts (MW) of energy capacity by using one set of terms for new power plants and a different one for existing facilities, going against the suggestion of the Department of Energy (DoE) to open the competitive selection process (CSP) without such distinction, its president said.
MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) expects to post a core net income of at least P23 billion for 2019 as the country’s largest distribution utility has managed to sustain its performance so far this year, company officials said.
THE RETAIL electricity supply business of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) has significantly lost market share since rules on retail competition and open access (RCOA) were implemented, although the distribution utility has gained some ground in recent months, the latest report from the Philippine Electricity Market Corp. (PEMC) showed.
MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) said on Tuesday that its board of directors had approved the request of a subsidiary’s unit for a P424.2-million equity funding for its solar projects under development with a combined capacity of 210-megawatt peak (MWp) and a total estimated project cost of P10.01 billion.
MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) has secured provisional authority from the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to start operating San Buenaventura Power Ltd.’s (SBPL) 500-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant and provide baseload capacity to the Luzon grid.
THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has approved Manila Electric Co.’s (Meralco) application to withdraw its power supply agreements (PSA) with three power generating companies after the Supreme Court ordered them to first go through competitive bidding before forging the deals.
MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) expects to complete “soon” a study that will prove whether electric vehicles (EVs) can help power the grid and help ease energy demand during times when supply is deficient.
MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco), the country’s largest power distribution utility, is seeking approval from the energy regulator for an emergency capital expenditure (capex) of up to P15.19 billion to cover its 2020 projects, nearly a third of which are to fund “very urgent major projects.”
MANILA Electric Company (Meralco) is willing to undertake the competitive selection process (CSP) in order to allow the construction of the Atimonan coal-fired power plant to start.
MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco), the country’s largest power utility, and its consortium partners have signed a joint venture agreement with the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) to manage the distribution of electricity in New Clark City.
MANILA ELECTRIC Co. (Meralco) on Monday said the assets and operations of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) had been handed over to the consortium participated in by the distribution utility.
MANILA ELECTRIC Co. (Meralco) is studying the viability of putting up microgrid systems in popular tourist destinations outside its franchise area and replicate the hybrid energy system it is installing on Cagbalete Island in Quezon province.