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…

Biz community to Visayan Electric: Explain high cost of power

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Chamber of Commerce Incorporated (CCCI) is seeking the intervention of the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) to make the Visayan Electric (formerly VECO) explain the high cost of electricity…

Visayan Electric sends team to help restore power in Albay

PR 11/18/2020

In the past week, linemen from the Visayan Electric Co. have been working tirelessly to help restore power in the province of Albay, which bore the brunt of the strongest typhoon to hit the country this year.…

Visayan Electric supports DENR, EMB-7’s Mahiga River rehabilitation efforts

PR 10/30/2020

Visayan Electric donated garbage bins and installed a litter trapping device in support of the efforts of DENR Sec. Roy Cimatu and EMB-7 RD Lormelyn Claudio to rehabilitate the Mahiga River. The electric utility is one of…

VECO spreads #PositiveEnergy to frontliners

PR 04/05/2020

Visayan Electric Co. dropped off 1,500 N95 masks, 10,000 pairs of nitrile gloves, and 1,300 safety goggles at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center, the designated testing facility for COVID-19 in the Visayas last April 3, 2020. “The…

Visayan Electric to implement additional phases of its hybrid underground system project

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/18/2019

CEBU CITY– The Visayan Electric Company (VECO) will now be called the Visayan Electric. Chief Operating Officer Anton Mari Perdices announced their rebranding in a gathering with Cebu reporters on Tuesday, September 17. Visayan Electric will sport…

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