DepEd-7 surprised over school’s unpaid electric bills

Futch Anthony Inso 06/21/2018

The regional office of the Department of Education (DepEd-7) voiced surprise over reports that the Cebu City Science High School (CCSHS) was issued a disconnection notice by the Visayan Electric Co. (Veco). “How is that possible? We…

Electric co-op up against powerful political forces

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 05/28/2018

I got word yesterday that members of the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative DANECO camped out near the Malacañang Palace to get President Rodrigo Duterte to resolve the war of attrition between the forces that want to…

Mitsubishi Motors starts joint study on electric vehicles with the academe

PR 05/28/2018

MITSUBISHI Motors Corporation (MMC) last week formally signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the academe for a joint study on electric vehicles (EV) in the country. MMC seeks to promote the use of eco-friendly vehicles such…

Solar and electric jeeps will soon ply city’s streets

Nestle L. Semilla 02/22/2018

Cebu City residents will soon experience commuting in zero-emission and environment-friendly electric and solar-powered jeepneys. This after the Land Transportation and Franchising Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) is set to implement the government’s Public Utility Jeepney (PUJ)…

Train effect: Mactan Electric Co. to hike power rates, too

Norman V. Mendoza 01/09/2018

  WITH some power distributors in Cebu like the Visayan Electric Co. and Cebu Electric Cooperative 2 (Cebeco 2) announcing their plans to increase electricity rates next month, the Mactan Electric Co. (Meco) will also increase their…

Electric bills to rise, too

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/05/2018

Every month, the family of Jocelyn Penserga pays a monthly electric bill that ranges from P2,300 to P2,500. Jocelyn, a manager of a massage center, is married to Mark and together, they have four children. The family…

Brownouts hit Tabuelan after fire destroys electric post

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/07/2017

  At least two barangays in Tabuelan town in northwestern Cebu have no electric power since past 9 p.m. on Thursday after a late night fire in Barangay Poblacion razed a house and destroyed an electric post.…

Veco to 416K customers: Pay electric bills at TPAs

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/18/2017

To address the long queues and waiting times at their service centers, distribution utility firm, Visayan Electric Co. (Veco) will no longer allow customers to pay their bills in its service centers starting next week. Instead, its…

Hybrid electric trains still okay to run — DOST-7

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/18/2017

THOUGH PARTLY FLOODED THE floods experienced at the North Reclamation Area (NRA) last weekend have prompted the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-7) to seek a place where they can park the hybrid electric road trains that…

Veco brings back color to Cansaga playground

PR 12/15/2016

VISAYAN Electric Company (Veco) employees and volunteers rehabilitated last Nov. 19 a playground under the New Cansaga Bay Bridge in Consolacion town, northern Cebu that the power distribution utility built for the community in 2012. Around 30…

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