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There is too much focus on the supply side in discussions about fixing our recurring summer power shortages, rues energy efficiency champion Alexander ...

ERC suspends WESM operation on red alerts

MANILA, Philippines — The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has suspended the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) due to a series of red alerts ...

Red alert stops spot market: PBBM order blocks bill spikes

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. directed the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) yesterday to suspend the operations of the Wholesale ...

Yellow alert raised: ERC moves to temper power rate spikes

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. yesterday said the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has issued a suspension on the operations of the Wholesale ...

ERC suspending WESM during grid red alert

THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has moved to protect consumers from the spike in power rates by suspending the operations of the Wholesale ...

Elevated Labor Day power demand catches NGCP by surprise

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) miscalculated the demand for power in the Luzon Grid on Wednesday, a holiday, an event that ...

Optimizing power supply: Energy firms push for peak demand management

The Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance (PE2), an organization comprising energy efficiency market stakeholders, is advocating for peak demand ...

DOE asked to manage peak power demand

The Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance (PE2) called for a strategic shift to address the tight power supply by managing peak demand as a ...

“Reduce 3,340 MW summer peak demand as first step to free up capacities” – PE2

MAKATI CITY, 30 April 2024 – The Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance (PE2) called for a strategic shift in the country’s efforts to address power ...

Power puzzle

Yellow and red alerts have become an annual summer ritual reflecting inadequate electric power capacity in the system, with yellow meaning less than ...

PE2 advocates for change in response to power shortages

The Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance (PE2) is advocating for a strategic change in the country’s approach to alleviating power supply shortages. ...

Outages linked to failure to expand power plants’ capacity

THE MAIN ISLANDS of Luzon and the Visayas on Thursday experienced red and yellow alerts for a third day in a row as the operating margins remained ...