Electricity rates up due to fuel, WESM prices

PR 11/19/2021

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 (WESM).    Engr. Raul…

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…

Generation rates down by 20 centavos for Aug-Sept electric bill

PR 08/20/2021

The generation rates in the Visayan Electric franchise area will be 20 centavos lower for the August-September billing period. President and Chief Operating Officer Raul C. Lucero said that due to the lower prices in the Wholesale…

Visayan Electric: No rotating brownouts in franchise area

PR 06/04/2021

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. Lucero said that…

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…

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…

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…

Visayan Electric donates printers, bond papers to 16 partner schools

PR 10/13/2020

A total of 16 Visayan Electric partner schools received printers and bond papers to augment their supplies for this school year’s blended learning requirements. “Although budgets are limited because of the pandemic, Visayan Electric still sees the…

CDN @19, long live!

Nestor Ramirez 02/07/2017

Today marks the 19th year of existence of Cebu Daily News, and I am very fortunate to be a part of the paper from its inception in 1998. Although my love affair with CDN was interrupted when…

Pardo precinct’s bills blamed on vendors

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/29/2016

Even Cebu City police aren’t spared from illegal wire tappers, who are blamed for their huge monthly bills at the Visayan Electric Co. (Veco). Councilor Dave Tumulak, deputy mayor for police matters, said he was told by…

Pardo, Guadalupe precincts rack huge power, water bills

Margarette Managaytay 09/26/2016

THE Pardo police precinct and the Guadalupe police precinct had the largest power and water bills among Cebu City’s 11 police precincts, Councilor Dave Tumulak said yesterday. Tumulak, designated as deputy mayor for police matters by Mayor…

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