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…

Power back in 10 areas in north Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Electricity is back in several localities in northern Cebu. The Cebu Electric Cooperative Inc. II (Cebeco II) on December 20 announced that power is fully restored in at least 10 areas in northern…

We need power – Cebu City Mayor Rama tells NGCP

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 12/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City needs power as soon as possible. This was the message of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to hasten the rehabilitation of the…

Selected brgys in Cebu City pilot areas for ‘prepaid electricity’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Visayan Electric will be rolling out a new way for consumers to manage their electricity use. The distribution utility, during a virtual briefing last Tuesday, September 20, announced that they will be implementing…

Expect dip in electricity rates soon, says Visayan Electric

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Consumers in Metro Cebu can expect a decrease in their electricity bills soon. This developed after the Visayas Electric Company announced that they have terminated their contract with Cebu Private Power Corporation (CPPC).…

Tips on how to cut electricity rates this summer

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dry season, or also known as summer, is at its peak this May. In Cebu, heat index temperatures play around 38 degrees Celsius and even higher to the extent the state weather bureau…

To reduce power rates, VECO to renegotiate contracts with power suppliers 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Visayan Electric Co. (VECO) will be renegotiating several of its power contracts as part of its fulfillment to reduce power rates in Cebu. In a recent press release, VECO announced it is…

P11M rewiring project benefits 9 public schools

PR 03/03/2021

Just in time for the celebration of Fire Safety Month in March, Visayan Electric has turned over a total of 419 rewired classrooms to nine public schools within its franchise area, helping protect students and teachers from…

No disconnection for lifeline customers

PR 02/09/2021

Visayan Electric will not implement disconnections on lifeline customers until March 31, 2021. This, after the Department of Energy, in a memorandum dated February 5, 2021 signed by Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi, asked distribution utilities not…

Scheduled Visayan Electric power interruptions from January 9-15, 2021

PR 01/07/2021

The Visayan Electric Co. has announced its scheduled power service interruptions in some parts of Metro Cebu from January 9 to 15. In its Facebook page, Visayan Electric has listed the areas that will be affected and…

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