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Emergency funds for electric coops ready for Duterte's signature into law

Mar 26, 2018 - 12:50 PM

If the bill is signed into law, electric cooperatives would no longer have to pass on costs of infrastructure damaged by natural calamities to their consumers

PERSISTENT PROBLEM. The Palawan Electric Cooperative (its facilities in Puerto Princesa shown here) faces criticism from consumers for the daily rotational blackouts that have been going on for years. File photo by Keith Anthony Fabro

Gatchalian hits 'shallow' NEA probe into Palawan blackouts

Aug 15, 2017 - 3:07 PM

In response the National Electrification Administration says it will issue a show cause order to all electric cooperatives including Paleco on why they should not be sanctioned

Power consumers show force, seek reforms in energy industry

Apr 29, 2017 - 11:05 AM

The 1st National Summit of Electric Consumers gathers up to 5 000 attendees who collectively oppose any future plan to privatize or convert electric cooperatives into a government owned and controlled corporation

SHOW OF FORCE. The 1st National Summit of Electric Consumers gathers up to 5,000 attendees

Kabut asap Indonesia kembali selimuti Singapura

Aug 27, 2016 - 11:26 AM

Pemerintah Singapura sempat melontarkan kritik keras pada peristiwa kebakaran lahan tahun lalu yang terjadi di Indonesia

SINGAPURA DILANDA KABUT ASAP. Gedung Marina Sand Bay terlihat diselimuti kabut asap pada Jumat, 26 Agustus. Badan Nasional Lingkungan Singapura (NEA) menyebut Indeks Standar Polusi pada hari Jumat pukul 12:00 sudah mencapai 165. Foto oleh Wallace Woon/EPA

Subsidies to gov’t-owned firms rise by 200% in Q1

Jun 07, 2015 - 10:27 PM

The National Electrification Administration Philippine Children’s Medical Center and the National Irrigation Authority were the biggest beneficiaries of gov’t help

Palace bares new appointments

May 30, 2015 - 3:27 PM

President Benigno Aquino III names new envoys and officials in the CAR Regional Peace and Order Council NAPC NCMF NEA and PNOC EC

Malacanang Briefing Room logo from Wikimedia Commons

COA to 4 GOCCs: Return P2.4B unused DAP funds

Oct 21, 2014 - 1:06 PM

In its 2013 Annual Financial Report on government owned and controlled corporations the COA also ordered the GOCCs to account for P3 8 billion released to them under the Disbursement Acceleration Program

Malacañang: Power restored in Pablo areas in 45 days

Feb 26, 2014 - 7:52 PM

The Palace says Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla made this promise a day after President Aquino scolded his Cabinet about it

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

Aquino surprised Pablo-hit areas still without power

Feb 24, 2014 - 4:51 PM

President Benigno Aquino III demands answers from his Cabinet as to why 57 of villages hit by Typhoon Pablo in December 2012 remain without power

BACK AGAIN. President Benigno Aquino III is set to return to areas hit by Typhoon Yolanda. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Electric cooperatives get P3.9-B subsidy after Yolanda

Jan 08, 2014 - 10:38 PM

33 electric cooperatives from 19 provinces will receive a portion of the P3 9 billion subsidy

SUBSIDY. The DBM released P3.9 billion to the National Electrification Administration to help cooperatives in the Visayas to get power back. Photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

Dark or lighted Visayas Christmas? Petilla 'not 100% sure'

Dec 02, 2013 - 5:28 PM

The energy secretary says power may not be restored by December 25 in the entire Eastern Samar and in Isabel Leyte

Appeal to Luzon: Conserve energy

Nov 20, 2013 - 8:56 PM

This will help power up typhoon stricken areas in the Visayas says Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla

CONSERVE ENERGY. The Department of Energy asks Luzon power consumers to conserve energy to power up typhoon stricken Visayas.Philippe Lopez/AFP photo

Electricity restored in Albay

Jul 31, 2013 - 3:41 PM

UPDATE PEMC says Albay could still face another blackout if the debt ridden Albay Electric Cooperative doesn t start repaying its bills within the week

Philhealth, NEA, NFA top recipients of state subsidies

Jul 29, 2013 - 12:38 PM

The national government extends P27 billion subsidies to state owned firms or agencies in January to June