Republic of the Philippines

ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION

A world class and independent electric power industry regulator that equitably promotes and protects the interests of consumers and other stakeholders, to enable the delivery of long-term benefits that contribute to sustained economic growth and an improved quality of life.


ERC EXPEDITES PUBCONS ON SYSTEM LOSS CAP

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) slated the conduct of a series of Public Consultations (PubCons) on the proposed Rules for Setting the Distribution System Loss Cap and Establishing Performance Incentive Scheme for Distribution Efficiency for stakeholders from Luzon (North and South), Visayas and Mindanao*.  The PubCons aim to set out the policy context of the proposed framework for the DUs and seek the views of all stakeholders.  

The PubCons on the proposed system loss cap will initiate the process leading to the approval of the final Rules.  The PubCons are set on the following dates and venues:

o    29 & 30 May 2017 (Monday & Tuesday)) at 9:00 AM at the ERC Hearing Room, 8th Floor Pacific Center Bldg., San Miguel Avenue, Pasig City (29 May 2017 is for South Luzon and 30 May 2017 is for North Luzon)

o    01 June 2017 (Thursday) at 9:00 AM at Summit Circle Cebu, Fuente Osmeña Circle, Cebu City

The proposed Rules intend to specify distribution system loss caps for all DUs based on technical criteria and objectives of the EPIRA as it establishes separate loss caps for Technical and Non-technical losses.  The subject Rules will also introduce incentives and/or penalties based on total distribution system loss cap to promote efficient operation and service of the DUs.  

ERC Officials expressed their confidence that the conduct of the regional PubCons will enable the proposed framework to be responsive to the needs of the public.  “We fully support the intent of the government, to unburden the general public from shouldering the costs of systems losses in the distribution of electricity”, said ERC OIC-Chairman Alfredo Non.  


*To be announced


 

Today at ERC
Thursday, June 22, 2017

Hearing Schedules
Time:
10:00
Case No.:
2017-014 RC [JU] [EX] [PT] [EV]
Applicant:
MERALCO & Solar Philippines Tanauan Corporation (SPTC)
Venue:
ERC Hearing Room
Title:
Application for the Approval of the Power Supply Agreement (PSA) Between Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) and Solar Philippines Tanauan Corporation (SPTC) with Motion for Confidential Treatment of Information
Time:
10:00
Case No.:
2016-209 RC [JU] [EX] [PT] [EV]
Applicant:
SAMELCO II & SMEC
Venue:
SAMELCO II’s principal office at Paranas, Samar
Title:
Application for Approval of the Power Supply Agreement (PSA) Between Samar II Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SAMELCO II) and San Miguel Energy Corporation (SMEC), with Prayer for the Issuance of Provisional Authority
Time:
13:00
Case No.:
2017-027 RC [JU] [EX] [PT] [EV]
Applicant:
MERALCO
Venue:
ERC Hearing Room (15th Floor)
Title:
Application for Authority to Implement the Proposed Capital Expenditure Program for Regulatory Year (RY) 2018, with Prayer for Provisional Authority
Time:
14:00
Case No.:
2016-056-CC 
Applicant:
Danilo S. Laguna
Venue:
ERC Conference Room, 10th Floor, Pacific Center Building, San Miguel Avenue, Pasig City
Title:
Danilo S. Laguna vs. Manila Electric Company
Time:
15:30
Case No.:
2016-161 RC [EV]
Applicant:
MERALCO
Venue:
ERC Hearing Room (15th Floor)
Title:
Application for Approval of Emergency and/or Urgent Major Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) Projects

© 2017 - Energy Regulatory Commission