Schneider Electric Innovation Day 2021 delves into power of digitization

Global leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation Schneider Electric hosted its 2nd Annual Innovation Day, with the theme of Sustainable Digital Transformation. .....»»

Category: techSource: thestandard thestandardJun 11th, 2021

Meralco expands areas; rate cut seen

The Manila Electric Company (Meralco), the country’s largest power distributor, is on track to power up its entire franchise area by June. “We are set to complete priority two and three groups, which cover 536 and close to 27,000 households with December 2020 and June 2021 completion targets, respectively,” Meralco senior vice president and head […] The post Meralco expands areas; rate cut seen appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Meralco extends payment deadline

Power retailer Manila Electric Co. said over the weekend customers received a one-month disconnection reprieve as it extended the no-disconnection policy for non-payment of bills from Dec. 31, 2020 to Jan. 31, 2021......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 21st, 2020

Schneider Electric calls for East Asia to embrace digital technologies

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, held its Innovation Summit World Tour 2020 for East Asia, connecting thought leaders, visionaries, experts, change makers, partners and customers globally to discover the latest digital solutions for a more resilient and sustainable future. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 8th, 2020

Higher generation charges slightly push up Meralco rates in June

Customers of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) would see a “slight” increase in their power bills in June after the company paid more for electricity it distributed during the month......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Making money out of power crisis

Is there a looming power supply crisis anew in the Philippines? The return of the rotating blackouts in the Luzon grid starting last May 31 raised this specter of power outages anew when consumers of the Manila Electric Co. suffered power interruptions......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021


The most peculiar thing about electric power is that it cannot be stored. The battery technology for storing large amounts of generated power is simply not there......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

EDITORIAL - No dose must be wasted

The blistering tropical heat has increased the use of coolers such as electric fans and air conditioners. And the power grid is feeling the surge in demand. For the past few days, several areas including in Metro Manila have experienced electricity outages as power suppliers try to prevent any widespread blackout......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 1st, 2021

SC affirms MORE’s authority to distribute power in Iloilo

The Supreme Court upheld its decision, allowing Razon-led More Electric and Power Corp. to expropriate the power distribution system in Iloilo City......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 26th, 2021

NEA extends P225 million loans to power cooperatives

State-run National Electrification Administration has released nearly half of its target loan releases to electric cooperatives in the first four months of the year......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2021

Albay woes: Power theft, unpaid bills

Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Sunday raised concern over the “serious problem on the actual and projected disconnection of electric service in various localities and communities of Albay due to reported huge delinquencies in the payment of electric bills and rampant pilferage through illegal connections.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 16th, 2021

Ortigas Malls wins bronze at 2021 Asia Pacific Stevie Awards

Ortigas Malls takes home the Bronze Stevie® Award for Innovation in Community Relations / Public Service Communications at the 2021 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 12th, 2021

Lenovo Legion Unleashes Total Gaming Savagery with New Arsenal

Lenovo Legion is finally unleashing its next-generation of gaming PCs filled to the brim with innovative features that deliver more stylish and high-performing experiences to users. The new arsenal embraces innovation by providing better resolution displays, AI-bolstered thermal cooling, and framerate customization, and the power to completely immerse gamers or face difficult tasks at ease […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

SMC Global eyes P125B capital expenditures

SMC Global Power Holdings Corp., the power arm of conglomerate San Miguel Corp., is looking at 2021 capital expenditure budget of almost P125 billion to finance expansion and acquisition of projects......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

Meralco hikes power rates in May

Manila Electric Company (Meralco) is set to implement a slight hike on its May billing, its spokesperson said Friday. During a press briefing, Meralco spokesperson and head of corporate communications Joe Zaldirriaga said they are setting the overall change rate for a typical household at P0.1853 centavos per kilowatt-hour, equivalent to P37 additional charges in […] The post Meralco hikes power rates in May appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Meralco to do better this year

Manila Electric Co. is optimistic it will perform better this year after it completed the acquisition of Global Business Power Corp......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

Samsung showcases MICRO LED, Neo QLED 8K/4K features

Seoul—Samsung Electronics, the world’s leading TV manufacturer for 15 consecutive years, announced the details today of its upcoming 2021 Technical Seminar—a series of events that will highlight the technology, features and innovation with this year’s new product lineups, covering Neo QLED 8K/4K, MICRO LED and Samsung’s award-winning Lifestyle portfolio. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

Power interruption halts Builders-Mystics game in VisMin Super Cup

(Updated) ALCANTARA, Cebu — A sudden power interruption halted the game between the ARQ Builders Lapu-Lapu City and the Siquijor Mystics in the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup at the Alcantara Civic Center in Alcantara town, southwestern Cebu. The power outage forced the game to be postponed to another date with the exact schedule […] The post Power interruption halts Builders-Mystics game in VisMin Super Cup appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

To reduce power rates, VECO to renegotiate contracts with power suppliers 

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Visayan Electric Co. (VECO) will be renegotiating several of its power contracts as part of its fulfillment to reduce power rates in Cebu. In a recent press release, VECO announced it is preparing to hold a Competitive Selection Process (CSP) for power supply agreements. With it, VECO President and Chief […] The post To reduce power rates, VECO to renegotiate contracts with power suppliers  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Meralco Powergen eyes more solar plants

Meralco Powergen Corp. (MGen), the power generating arm of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), plans to develop more floating solar plants in Laguna Lake......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021

Power coops post modest sales hike

Electric cooperatives saw a marginal increase in electricity sales last year even as the pandemic zapped power demand......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021