Cusi prioritizes 100% electrification in first 100 days

Improved services to the people through 100 percent electrification and speedy processing of public dealings are among the top priorities of the new Department of Energy (DOE) chief in his first 100 days. DOE Secretary Alfonso Cusi vowed to continue the progress made by the previous administration on the national electrification mandate. The DOE chief…

NPC seeks P1.65-B cost recovery in missionary areas

The National Power Corp. (Napocor) is seeking to recover around P1.65 billion in fuel costs incurred in the delivery of power in off-grid areas during the second half of 2014. In a filing with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), the state-run firm is asking the power regulator to grant its application for its 14th generation…