Boosting your brainpower: How and why

Marc Cosep 08/27/2019

How can you boost your brainpower? During our childhood days, we experience minor memory lapses, whether it’s forgetting a chore or an answer during an exam. We laughingly call these memory lapses as “senior moments.” This goes…

Veco prepares contingency plan for May 13 polls

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Visayan Electric Company (Veco) has committed to provide faster response if power outages occur in polling places within its service areas during the May 13 polls. Veco chief operating officer Anton Mari Perdices said…

Loss of power affects MCIA Terminal 1 x-ray machine

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The departing domestic passengers at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) had to be transferred from the South Wing of Terminal 1 to the North Wing of Terminal 1 after the x-ray machine in the…

VECO ensures long-term stable power supply

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Visayan Electric Co. Inc. gave assurance that it will have stable power supply in the long-term despite volatility of prices in the spot market. VECO Chief Operating Officer Anton Perdices said in a recent…

Power stakeholders: Cebu has enough power supply in May 13 polls

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu would have an adequate power supply during the May 13, 2019 elections, power industry stakeholders said. Jose Rey Maleza, OIC-director of the Department of Energy (DOE) Visayas Field Office explained that all government agencies…

Therma Visayas Now Online: First of two Toledo City baseload units produces 170-MW of energy

PR 04/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – AboitizPower subsidiary Therma Visayas Inc. has started to deliver energy from the first of two 170-Megawatt (150 MW net) baseload units in Toledo City, Cebu. The second 170-MW unit is expected to start…

Emergency power outage affects Brgy Day-as, Cebu City

Doris C. Bongcac 03/20/2019

LOOK:  Emergency power outage affects portions of P. Del Rosario Street in Barangay Day-as, Cebu City today, March 20, after a passing truck snagged telco wires and caused two primary poles of the Visayan Electric Company (VECO) to…

Pagbilao, Bukidnon plants help fuel AboitizPower’s P1.3B income growth in 2018

03/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — AboitizPower, Aboitiz Group’s holding company for investments in power generation, distribution, and retail electricity services, partly attributed the company’s P1.3 billion income growth in 2018 to the firm’s Pagbilao power plant and Manolo…

New Veco substation to address power demand in 2 Cebu towns

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/13/2018

THE Visayan Electric Company constructed a 12.5 megavolt ampere (MVA) substation at the municipality of San Fernando to meet the expected growing demand for electricity in the area. “We (Veco) basically built this because of the growth…

Mountain barangay gets power for 1st time

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 11/26/2018

Electricity reaches 40 houses in Sitio Lobres of Cebu City’s Barangay Tagbao At least 40 households in Sitio Lobres, Barangay Tagbao, a mountain barangay in Cebu City, now have access to electricity for the first time. This…

Global Power prepares to venture into renewable energy

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/08/2018

POWER producer Global Business Power Corporation will be exploring ways to develop renewable energy as it aims to become a sustainable energy provider. Philip Dasalla, head of GBP commercial operations and strategy, noted that the company will…

Conference to discuss power solutions in remote areas

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 10/23/2018

A CONFERENCE to discuss solutions in delivering power to remote and developing areas in the country is slated in Cebu starting today, October 24 until Friday, October 26. The 2018 Philippine International Microgrid Exhibition and Conference (PIMEC)…

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