Meralco unit mulls moves for Atimonan coal power plant

The power generating arm of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) will decide in the “next few months” whether it would proceed to build its 2x600-megawatt (MW) ultra supercritical coal-fired power plant in Atimonan, Quezon as a merchant plant given that its power supply deal...

Decision on A1E conversion into merchant facility seen

MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan said a decision on whether its power­generation arm will convert the shovel-ready $3­billion Atimonan One Energy (A1E) coal­fired power plant into a merchant facility will be finalized in the next few months....

Power distributor soon to decide on terms of coal plant

MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) is finalizing if it will push through with the construction of its 1,200 megawatts (MW) Atimonan One Energy coal power plant and initially sell the capacity in the spot market, as the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has yet to act on...

ERC to resolve cases vs. Aboitiz, Meralco—CA

The Court of Appeals has paved the way for the Energy Regulatory Commission to resolve the anti-competition cases filed against power distributor Manila Electric Co. and two subsidiaries of Aboitiz Power Corp. over the shutdown of the Malampaya gas facility in 2013.  ...

‘Double whammy’ poses power woes

Imagination means savings Meralco PowerGen president Rogelio Singson counts the many ways to save energy amid a power deficiency as summer season begins. ROY PELOVELLO The energy shortfall is expected to last until June mainly as a result of increased electricity...
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