Oscar Reyes - updates

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Meralco lays out wish list for next PH president

Jan 09, 2016 - 4:27 PM

We always batted for more power plants because we create pricing pressure Meralco Chairman Manuel Pangilinan says when asked for his wishes for the country under a new leader

MORE PRIVATE INVESTMENTS. Meralco says industry stakeholders should support one another to achieve an adequate supply of generation capacity, an interconnected transmission system, and a reliable distribution network. Photo from Agence France-Presse

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

Meralco searching for partners for 1,200 MW Quezon coal plant

Nov 29, 2015 - 7:48 PM

Initial work on the 2 billion P94 41 billion project will start early 2016 with the first unit targeted for late 2020

Meralco looking to acquire more distribution utilities

Aug 02, 2015 - 9:38 PM

The firm is looking to expand its presence beyond its franchise area and its interests could extend to Visayas and Mindanao

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

Meralco posts 10% net growth for Q1 2015

Apr 27, 2015 - 8:02 PM

The utility firm nets P4 4B on the back of higher power sales

Meralco to tap 529MW from interim power supply deals

Nov 13, 2014 - 8:39 PM

Meralco stretches its existing interim contracts with power generating companies until July 2015 to minimize outages starting summer 2015

Meralco sales drop in Jan-Sept 2014

Oct 27, 2014 - 4:47 PM

In the first 9 months this year the Manila Electric Company posts a negative 3 1 growth in energy sales due to typhoons cooler temperature and frugal power consumers

‘Frugal’ energy consumers dampen Meralco sales

Oct 12, 2014 - 1:00 PM

Manila Electric Company posts 2 3 increase in electricity sales from January to September 2014 a slight improvement as many customers now find ways to lower their energy consumption

ENERGY EFFICIENCY. By installing energy efficient lightbulbs, the government stands to save P3.9 billion. Photo by AFP

Petilla endorses Malampaya subsidy bill

Jan 23, 2014 - 9:07 PM

Petilla says he will ask President Aquino to certify as urgent a bill expanding the use of the Malampaya fund

Meralco to exceed 2013 profit target –official

Dec 30, 2013 - 4:51 PM

The utility firm expects sales to be driven by more demand from residential commercial and industrial customers

HIGH-POWERED YEAR. Meralco President Oscar Reyes says the utility firm will exceed previously set profit targets for 2013. Photo from Agence France-Presse/Jay Directo

Meralco on Nigeria deal: work in progress

May 28, 2013 - 3:53 PM

What is keeping Meralco from going full blast in its venture in Nigeria is the availability of technical and managerial people overseas