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Proposed Alternative Regulatory Framework for Electric Cooperatives Servicing Off-Grid Areas [Archive-136]

On April 7, 2011, the Commission issued a Notice setting the “Issues Paper on the Proposed Alternative Regulatory Framework for Electric Cooperatives Servicing Off-Grid Areas” for public consultation on May 24, 2011.

In the same Notice, the Commission set a briefing session with all electric cooperatives servicing off-grid areas on April 25, 2011.

During the said April 25, 2011 briefing session, various stakeholders requested for ample time within which to submit their respective comments and for conduct of additional public consultations in key cities of the country.

In view of the foregoing requests, the Commission deems it necessary to modify the aforementioned Notice.

Accordingly, the public consultation on May 24, 2011 is hereby reset to:

a. May 30, 2011 (Monday) at one o’clock in the afternoon (1:00 P.M.) at ERC Hearing Room, 15th Floor, Pacific Center Building, San Miguel Avenue, Pasig City for Luzon stakeholders; and

b. June 1, 2011 (Wednesday) at ten o’clock in the morning (10:00 A.M.) at ZAMCELCO’s Principal Office, MCLL Highway, Putik, Zamboanga City for both Visayas and Mindanao stakeholders.

All interested parties may submit their comments (in both hard and soft copies) on the Issues Paper on or before May 20, 2011.  Electronic copies may be sent to  Parties who have filed their written comments on or before the prescribed period would be given priority during the above-scheduled public consultation.  The said Issues Paper may be photocopied at cost, during the regular office hours at the ERC Main Office, 17th Floor, Pacific Center, San Miguel Avenue, Pasig City.

Date Published: 5/10/2011


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