ILP - updates

Rappler's latest stories on ILP


DOE: No need for emergency powers on election day

Apr 25, 2016 - 7:23 PM

Energy Secretary Zenaida Monsada insists that the supply situation is under control

Meralco sees tight power supply in 2016

Dec 24, 2015 - 11:33 AM

Meralco is tapping an additional interim supply of around 240MW to avert a possible power supply problem especially during elections

POWER SUPPLY. 'Everybody is trying to avoid a scheduled shutdown during election. This may put some tightness in supply based on their maintenance schedule,' Meralco President Oscar Reyes says. File photo by Agence France-Presse

Luzon on yellow alert as Malampaya reduces supply

Jun 17, 2015 - 3:50 PM

This is the second time this week that Luzon is under yellow alert as the Malampaya platform encounters an ‘undisclosed technical problem’

Several power plants on maintenance shutdown in June-July

May 26, 2015 - 5:12 PM

The Manila Electric Company says that with enough reserves power outages are unlikely to happen during the shutdown

ILP rules amended to include more participants

Mar 18, 2015 - 7:16 PM

The Energy Regulatory Commission approves the governing rules to include non captive Meralco customers willing to volunteer for the Interruptible Load Program

DOE optimistic power sufficient on eve of Malampaya shutdown

Mar 14, 2015 - 9:19 PM

This is despite low reserves and a recent outage in the country’s biggest coal power plant

Meralco lists 80 ILP participants to plug power shortage

Mar 11, 2015 - 1:18 PM

If successful the overall committed interruptible load for summer could reach 1 034 93MW exceeding the initial target for power reserves

Steam powers Mondelēz Philippines’ manufacturing plant

Mar 07, 2015 - 10:02 AM

The use of the biomass boiler results in electricity savings comparable to the average annual consumption of a million households

Senate OKs Aquino’s 'special powers'

Mar 02, 2015 - 7:53 PM

As the summer months set in the Senate approves on final reading the joint resolution allowing the President to address power shortage

Over 1000MW power reserve ready for Luzon this summer

Feb 20, 2015 - 12:53 PM

The Interruptible Load Program will contribute the bulk of additional reserves

Meralco calls for more ILP participants

Feb 02, 2015 - 4:29 PM

The January 31 deadline ends but the utility firm is hopeful that more will sign up for the Interruptible Load Program as the dreaded power shortage in summer nears

DOE hopes for the best as Luzon reserves dwindle

Jan 22, 2015 - 10:06 PM

Several power plants are offline but thankfully the demand is still manageable that no outages are reported yet in the region

Palace reiterates need for emergency powers

Jan 02, 2015 - 6:56 PM

The government is working on other options to mitigate the power shortage especially as summer nears as it awaits lawmakers action on its emergency powers request

Petilla: Implement ILP on yellow, not red alert

Dec 17, 2014 - 1:04 PM

It makes little sense to implement the Interruptible Load Program during a red alert when there is already insufficient power says the energy secretary

DOE calls for 32 more ILP participants

Nov 18, 2014 - 6:03 PM

The energy department eyes 32 more firms to sign up for the Interruptible Load Program by December 1 in an attempt to address the looming power crisis in summer 2015

Senate puts on hold hearings on emergency powers

Nov 17, 2014 - 5:57 PM

The national budget is the priority now Senator Sergio Osmeña III says

House proposes reimbursement for ILP participants

Nov 16, 2014 - 3:04 PM

Are you an interruptible load program ILP participant? Congress is proposing government to shoulder your self generation costs

ILP PERKS. The House Committee on Energy proposes government to reimburse establishments their costs incurred in generating their own energy.

Petilla gives up hope on additional power generation bid

Nov 12, 2014 - 12:07 PM

The energy department is banking on 4 options to help avert a power shortage in 2015

Navotas fish port blocks power plant’s 100MW upgrade

Oct 26, 2014 - 2:49 PM

Millennium Energy aims to add capacity to its 310 megawatt MW power plant at the Navotas City Fish Port Complex but the fish port has barred the upgrade citing right of way issues

ILLEGAL. DOE Secretary Jerichio Petilla says several power generators violated WESM rules by not offering full capacities. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Aquino: Special powers to help gov't 'prepare for the worst'

Oct 22, 2014 - 2:39 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says he is the type who plans for the worst and hopes for the best and insists the government needs more options to avert a looming power crisis

Petilla: Even with ILP, brownouts to persist in summer 2015

Oct 20, 2014 - 8:10 AM

Energy chief Carlos Jericho Petilla says that even if the Interruptible Load Program is in place brownouts are likely to occur but ‘not severe’

Power producers commit 3K megawatts to Luzon grid until 2017

Oct 13, 2014 - 6:52 PM

Meralco has also signed 150 MW of committed interruptible load capacity from various ILP participants

'Manila should do better than Cebu in solving power shortage'

Oct 10, 2014 - 8:24 AM

I think ILP is a kind of solution where everyone loses a little bit They re happy losing a little bit for the sake of everyone says Visayan Electric Company CEO Sebastian Lacson of Cebu s experience with ILP after typhoon Yolanda

Meralco customers to pay for ILP?

Oct 09, 2014 - 7:12 PM

Meralco has to pay its Interruptible Load Program participants thus its customers may have to shoulder an additional 7 5 centavos for monthly generation charge

DOE warns of 7-week rotating brownout in 2015

Sep 25, 2014 - 6:12 PM

Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla says that if President Aquino does not get special powers at the soonest time there will be a red alert or insufficient power supply in the summer of 2015

Senate to begin hearings on Aquino's additional powers

Sep 24, 2014 - 7:12 PM

Senate committee on energy chairman Senator Sergio Osmeña III says he will also conduct technical working group meetings during the break

CHAIRMAN: Senator Sergio Osmeña III chairs the Senate committee on energy. Rappler file photo

Miriam favors emergency powers for Aquino

Sep 17, 2014 - 1:41 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago says the emergency powers should be limited to 6 months

IN FAVOR: Senator Miriam Santiago says she will vote to give President Benigno Aquino III emergency power. Rappler file photo