Electricity rates up due to fuel, WESM prices

11/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 22 centavos increase in electricity rates will be implemented in the Visayan Electric franchise for the billing month of Nov-Dec due to high prices of fuel and the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market…

Visayan Electric energizes first digital substation

11/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A year delayed due to the pandemic, Visayan Electric Company, Inc. (Visayan Electric) finally energized this quarter the first fully digital substation within its franchise area, helping improve overall network reliability and protection.…

Visayan Electric spends P5.2M to rewire 11 schools

10/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Visayan Electric has rewired a total of 217 classrooms in 11 public schools under a P5.2-million Upgrading of Electrical Systems or Rewiring project this year, addressing electrical hazards and helping schools prepare to…

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).…

Generation rates down by 0.07 centavos for Sept-Oct electric bill

09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The generation rates in the Visayan Electric franchise area will be 0.07 centavos lower for the September-October billing period. President and Chief Operating Officer Raul C. Lucero said the slight drop in the…

Visayan Electric urged: No disconnections, allow staggered payments for MECQ

Dyrecka Letigio 08/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon is appealing to Visayan Electric to avoid disconnections to any consumer during the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ). In a privilege speech to the City Council, Dizon said electricity…

Visayan Electric cautions consumers: High generation rates for June-July billing period

PR 06/18/2021

Visayan Electric is reminding customers to be mindful of electricity use because of high generation rates for the June-July billing period. President and COO Engr. Raul C. Lucero said the high prices of coal and fuel, as…

Visayan Electric: No rotating brownouts in franchise area

06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Visayan Electric has assured its customers that the rotating brownouts that have happened in Luzon due to power supply problems will not happen in its franchise area. President and chief operating officer Raul C.…

Visayan Electric maintains ISO certifications for QMS and EHSMS

PR 03/19/2021

True to its commitment to be a world class electric utility, Visayan Electric Co., Inc, successfully maintained its Integrated Management System (IMS) certifications for ISO 9001:2015 – Quality Management System (QMS), ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management (EM)…

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…

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…

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