MobileAP 101: A handy guide to using Visayan Electric Company’s e-billing app

Nysa Jane Sta. Maria 01/30/2023

Most people are now sticking with their smartphones and tablets not just for entertainment, but for everyday life as well.     And that includes paying their bills. Now that most things are pretty much online, it’s important…

Capitol demands rental from telcos, utility companies encroaching in province-owned properties

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government has demanded utility companies “illegally” occupying its premium properties along Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City to pay rent starting from the date they began using the province-owned lots. In…

How to skip the hassle (and long lines) when paying your VECO bill

Yann Magcamit 12/21/2022

Endless queues at payment centers, long waiting periods for your monthly bill to arrive, and the risk of getting penalty fees for late payments—we know these things stress you out whenever the due date period for monthly…

December residential electricity rates down by 5 centavos

PR 12/15/2022

Residential customers of Visayan Electric will end 2022 with a decrease of 5 centavos per kilowatt hour in their electricity bills this December, bringing the average residential electricity rate to P16.35 per kwh.  The rate decrease is…

Cebu City Council approves resolution requesting VECO not to immediately cut power supply of overdue consumers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council approved on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, a resolution requesting Visayan Electric Company (VECO) to revisit their guidelines, processes, and procedures in disconnecting electrical power done by their subcontractor. Councilor…

Everything you need to know about VECO’s eBillTxt

Yann Magcamit 11/22/2022

Did you know that you can now receive your monthly electricity bill without the hassle of waiting long, checking your mail daily, and risking delayed payment?  Visayan Electric Company (formerly known as VECO), the country’s second-largest electric…

Traditional vs. Paperless: Which billing option works best for you?

Yann Magcamit 09/14/2022

Is it time for you to shift to paperless billing? Or should you stick to receiving traditional statements? Nowadays, a few clicks on your computer or taps on your mobile phone can be all you need to…

VECOlympics: Wellness and camaraderie

PR 07/08/2022

Visayan Electric has officially kicked off its annual sports festival dubbed VECOlympics with a basketball tournament among its employees.    This year’s sportsfest also features other sporting events such as volleyball, bowling, dart, chess, table tennis, lawn…

Residential electricity rates down by 30-centavos for June-July billing

PR 06/16/2022

Amid the rising prices of fuel in the world market, Visayan Electric residential customers will experience a 30-centavo decrease in rates for the billing month of June – July. The average rate for residential customers has dropped…

Visayan Electric is 2021 2nd highest top tax contributor

PR 03/16/2022

The Bureau of Internal Revenue Large Taxpayers Division Cebu recently recognized Visayan Electric as the second-highest top tax contributor.  In simple ceremonies last March 4, the BIR Large Taxpayers Division-Cebu, headed by Maria Socorro O. Lozano, conferred the…

Full power restoration won’t be achieved by Jan. 31 — Visayan Electric

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Due to extensive damage in wirings and infrastructure in interior communities, power in Metro Cebu may not be fully restored by January 31. Engineer Raul Lucero, president and chief operating officer (COO) of…

3 weeks after Odette: Power back in more areas in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Three weeks after Typhoon Odette hit Cebu, hope shines brighter for residents in the province as power has been restored in more areas there. During a post-Odette meeting with mayors at the Capitol…

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