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Promulgated Rules, Decisions and Orders




Resolution No. 07, Series of 2021, A Resolution Adopting Amendments to the Resolution No. 04, Series of 2017 Entitled "Amendments to the Pre-emptive Mitigating Measure in the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM)"
Date Docketed:7/28/2021
Published: 7/28/2021




Order, ERC Case No. 2021-042 RC, In the Matter of the Application for the Approval of the 20th Application for the Recovery of the Incremental Costs on Foreign Currency Exchange Rate Fluctuations Under the Incremental Currency Exchange Rate Adjustment, with Prayer for Provisional Authority (PA), National Power Corporation (NPC) applicant
Date Docketed:7/26/2021
Published: 7/26/2021




Order, ERC Case No. 2016-002 RM, In the Matter of Petition to Initial Rule-Making for the Amendment of ERC Resolution No. 14, Series of 2015, Entitled “Resolution Adopting the Wind Feed-In Tariff (Wind FIT2) Rate, with Motion for Confidential Treatment of Information, Alternergy Wind One Corporation (AWOC), Petrowind Energy, Inc. (PWEI) and Trans-Asia Renewable Energy Corporation (TAREC) petitioners
Date Docketed:7/26/2021
Published: 7/26/2021



Order, ERC Case No. 2019-012 MC, In the Matter of the Application for Authority to Develop, Own and/or Operate Dedicated Point to Point Limited Facilities to Connect the 25mw Biomass Power Plant to the Bacolod - San Enrique 69 KV Line Through the Islasol II 12 Kilometer 69 KV Line, with Prayer for Provisional Authority, South Negros Biopower Inc. (SNBP) applicant
Date Docketed:7/19/2021
Published: 7/19/2021



Initial Order, ERC Case No. 2021-022 MC, In the Matter of the Application for Approval of the Business Separation and Unbundling Plan (BSUP) and Accounting and Cost Allocation Manual (ACAM), Sn Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. (SNAP-MI) Applicant
Date Docketed:7/16/2021
Published: 7/16/2021




Order, ERC Case No. 2021-041 RC, In the Matter of the Application for the Approval of the 20th Generation Rate Adjustment Mechanism, with Prayer for Provisional Authority (PA), National Power Corporation (NPC) applicant
Date Docketed:7/16/2021
Published: 7/16/2021




Initial Order, ERC Case No. 2021-041 RC, In the Matter of the Application for the Approval of the 20th Generation Rate Adjustment Mechanism, with Prayer for Provisional Authority (PA), National Power Corporation (NPC) applicant
Date Docketed:7/5/2021
Published: 7/5/2021




Order, ERC Case No. 2019-069 RC, In the Matter of the Petition for the Approval of the Availment from the Universal Charge for Missionary Electrification (UCME) for CY 2020 with Prayer for the Issuance of Provisional Authority, National Power Corporation (NPC) applicant
Date Docketed:7/5/2021
Published: 7/5/2021




Order, ERC Case Nos. 2014-021 RC, 2015-050 RC, 2016-019 RC, 2017-021 RC, 2018-103 RC and 2019-021 RC, In the Matter of the Petition for Availment of the Environmental Charge/Share for the Rehabilitation and Management of Watershed Areas (Plan 11 to Plan 16, National Power Corporation (NPC), petitioner
Date Docketed:7/5/2021
Published: 7/5/2021




Order, ERC Case No. 2014-092 RC, In the Matter of the Application for the Approval of the Level of Market Transaction Fees for the Calendar Year 2015 for the Philippine Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM), Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) applicant
Date Docketed:7/1/2021
Published: 7/1/2021

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COMPETITIVE RETAIL ELECTRICITY MARKET (CREM) RULES

Revised Rules for the Issuance of Licenses to Retail Electricity Suppliers (RES)

Code of Conduct for Competitive Retail Market Participants – establishes standards of behavior for marketing electricity in order to protect customers. It also provides limitations on the relationship between DU and its Local/Affiliate RES, and ensures that the DU delivers non-discriminatory service to all customers, regardless of their choice of RES.

Rules for Customer Switching (previously referred to as the Uniform Business Practices) - set of rules promulgated by the ERC which prescribes the standardized business rules for interactions between the DU, PEMC, RES/Local RES, and SOLR relating to the commercial transfer of a customer from one RES/Local RES to another.

Rules for the Supplier of Last Resort - the set of rules that: (1) encourages contestable customers to choose their supplier of electricity upon the commencement of retail competition and open access; and (2) ensures the provision of continuous supply of electricity to contestable customers in the event of RES’ inability to provide electricity.

Rules on Rate Filing by the Supplier of Last Resort - provides the SOLR with a uniform filing system for applications by the SOLR for the approval of SOLR rate / charges to the affected Contestable Market, and to ensure recovery of the allowable premium and reasonable return associated with the SOLR service.

Competition Rules and Complaint Procedures – prohibits anti-competitive behavior and abuse of market power, and specifies the appropriate penalties and remedies for such behaviors.

Business Separation Guidelines (BSG), As Amended 1 of 4 , 2 of 4, 3 of 4, 4 of 4 – prescribes the clear separation of business operations and accounts between the regulated and non-regulated business activities of electric power industry participants.

Distribution Services and Open Access Rules (DSOAR) (Attachments: 6.1 Connection Agreement, 6.2 Generator Application, 6.3 Generator Agreement, 6.4 Easement Form, 6.5 Meter Ownership Agreement, 6.6 DWS Agreement) - pertains to the provision of services by a DU to captive and contestable customers, the RES, other DUs, and generators, under the new competitive environment.

 

COMPETITIVE RETAIL ELECTRICITY MARKET WEBSITE

http://www.buyyourelectricity.com.ph

The website provides relevant information and guidance to the contestable market, the RES’ and the DUs towards an efficient and effective participation in the competitive market.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

CaseNoTitleApplicantDate PostedDate Docketed
2021-059 RCIn the Matter of the 11th Application for the True-Ip Adjustments of Fuel and Purchased Power Costs (TAFPPC) and Foreign Exchange-Related Costs (TAFxA) Under the Rules for the Automatic Recovery of Monthly Fuel and Purchased Power Costs and Foreign Exchange - Related Costs by the National Power Corporation, As AmendedPower Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM)7/23/20217/23/2021
2021-053 RCIn the Matter of Application for the Approval of the 21st Generation Rate Adjustment Mechanism (21st GRAM), with Prayer for Provisional Authority (PA)National Power Corporation (NPC)7/19/20217/19/2021
2021-042 RCIn the Matter of the Application for the Approval of the 20th Application for the Recovery of the Incremental Costs on Foreign Currency Exchange Rate Fluctuations Under the Incremental Currency Exchange Rate Adjustment, with Prayer for Provisional Authority (PA)National Power Corporation (NPC) 6/3/20216/3/2021
2021-041 RCIn the Matter of the Application for the Approval of the 20th Generation Rate Adjustment Mechanism, with Prayer for Provisional Authority (PA)National Power Corporation (NPC) 6/3/20216/3/2021
2021-023 RCIn the Matter of the Petition for the Availment of the Environmental Charge / Share from the Universal Charge for the Rehabilitation and Management of Watershed Areas (Plan 17) National Power Corporation (NPC)3/31/20213/31/2021
2021-022 RCIn the Matter of the Petition for the Availment from the Universal Charge for Missionary Electrification (UCME) for CY 2022 with Prayer for the Issuance of Provisional Authority National Power Corporation (NPC)3/31/20213/31/2021
2021-014 RCIn the Matter of the Application for the Approval of the Structure and Level of Market Transaction Fees for the Renewable Energy Market with Prayer for Provisional Authority Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) 3/2/20213/2/2021

 SUPPLY SECTOR

Supply Sector. The supply sector is a business affected with public interest. Except for distribution utilities and electric cooperatives with respect to their existing franchise areas, all suppliers of electricity to the contestable market shall require a license from the ERC. (Sec. 29, RA 9136)

Supplier refers to any person or entity authorized by the ERC to sell, broker, market or aggregate electricity to the end-users. (Sec. 4 xx, RA 9136)


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