Aboitiz scholar is the new President & COO of Visayan Electric

PR 01/03/2020

Engr. Raul C. Lucero, an Aboitiz scholar who finished 8th place in the October 1990 Electrical Engineering board examinations, is the new president and chief operating officer of the Visayan Electric Company. A Professional Electrical Engineer and…

Visayan Electric rewires 645 classrooms in franchise area

PR 10/29/2019

In fulfillment of its advocacy to ensure the safety of students in schools, the Visayan Electric Company, together with the Aboitiz Foundation, rewired a total of 645 classrooms in 16 schools located in its franchise area this…

Veco working on settling P200M in real property taxes owed to Cebu City gov’t

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Visayan Electric Company (Veco) owes the Cebu City government over P200 million in real property taxes which covers unpaid and previously unassessed electrical posts, transformers and other machineries. That is according to…

Carmen brgy captain turns over gun manufacturing tool to police

Doris C. Bongcac 03/02/2019

LOOK: Hagnaya Barangay Captain Macario Capuyan turned over to the Carmen police on Friday, March 1, an electric push drill that is used to manufacture guns. Capuyan told Police Major Junnel G. Caadlawon that a barangay resident…

Man smiles, says ‘Let’s rock’ before dying in electric chair

Inquirer.net 11/06/2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee inmate grimaced and waved goodbye before saying “let’s rock,” moments before he became the first man executed in the electric chair in that state since 2007, put to death Thursday for shooting…

Guardo wants to raise electric posts higher

Zena Magto 09/05/2018

  Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo is planning to compel the Visayas Electric Company (VECO) to raise its electric posts from 16 feet to 20 feet. Guardo said he is now drafting an ordinance to address the…

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…

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