Cebu City to raise height of utility posts on interior roads

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be raising the height of poles on the city’s interior roads as part of their continuous spaghetti wires operation. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson of the City Council’s…

Visayan Electric, Aboitiz Foundation gives aid to farmers’ cooperative

PR 06/23/2022

Visayan Electric, together with Aboitiz Foundation Inc. aims to help revive the livelihood of vegetable farmers in Barangay Adlaon, Cebu City through the KINDer program. The Cobcawa Multipurpose Cooperative, an organization of farmers in the upland area…

Rama wants all Cebu City streets lighted by July 1

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the Visayan Electric and Department of Public Services (DPS) to light up all the streets in the city by July 1, 2022.  Rama said that all…

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 bills now accessible via text

PR 05/30/2022

Visayan Electric consumers can now receive their monthly bills through a text message in the electric utility’s latest supplemental service, eBillTxt. To reach the country’s fast-growing mobile user market and at the same time support the conservation…

Electrocuted dove interrupts power in Pasil, Suba precincts

Morexette Marie Erram 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An electrocuted dove was the cause of a power interruption in Barangays Suba and Pasil here on Monday morning, May 9. Authorities confirmed that power went out for approximately 30 minutes at Pasil…

Visayan Electric calls on biz customers to enroll in ILP

PR 04/17/2022

To help ensure that there is sufficient power supply in the coming months, especially during the election season, Visayan Electric is calling on its commercial and industrial customers to sign up for the Interruptible Load Program (ILP).…

Electricity rates in Metro Cebu expected to increase in April

Ador Vincent Mayol, Dale G. Israel 04/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Electricity rates in Metro Cebu are expected to rise this month due to high fuel prices that resulted from the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine. Engineer Raul Lucero, president and chief…

Visayan Electric assures stable power supply during May 2022 elections

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Energy distributor Visayan Electric assured that there will be stable power supply for polling centers in Metro Cebu in the upcoming Presidential Elections.  In a recent press interview, Engr. Raul Lucero, president and…

Consumers told: Brace for increase in energy consumption rates

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Due to the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia, electricity rates in Metro Cebu are expected to rise.  Engineer Raul Lucero, president and chief operations officer (COO) of Visayan Electric, revealed that they…

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…

CCCI members told to prepare for possible power shortage this summer

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The business industry is urged to prepare for a possible power shortage this summer. Kenneth Co, the newly sworn president of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industries (CCCI), said they have been…

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