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Customers, celebrate: Meralco to refund P5B


Customers of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) have reason to celebrate a Court of Appeals ruling that upheld the refund of P5.176 billion in transmission-line loss charges coursed through the distribution utility.

Posted: December 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Crisis powers for Aquino seen to pass next month

Sergio Osmena

Sen. Sergio Osmeña III on Tuesday said he hoped to pass next month the resolution granting emergency powers to President Aquino to address the looming power crisis, but would ensure that the measure would not unnecessarily jack up electricity prices.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Abra keeps power supply as debt deadline changed

Abra will still see the light after power supplier Aboitiz Power Renewables Inc. (Apri) agreed on Wednesday to give the Abra Electric Cooperative (Abreco) until Dec. 15 to settle its debt of more than P5 million and spare the province of a power cutoff.

Posted: December 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

US exporting pollution as it cleans up


Pollution released into the atmosphere from rising exports of U.S. gasoline and diesel is dwarfing the cuts made from efforts by the United States to reduce global warming, a new Associated Press investigation has found.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

DOE chief vows to restore power before Christmas

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ENERGY Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla has given assurance that power in the three Samar provinces, Leyte and Biliran will be restored before Christmas.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »