ERC approves seven new NGCP projects worth P1.118 billion for 2016

THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has provisionally approved the implementation of seven capital-expenditure (capex) projects of the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) for 2016. These seven projects amount to P1.118 billion. These projects include the P200.98-million Tiwi substation upgrading; the P69.69-million Naga substation upgrading; the P58.28-million Clark-Mabiga 69-kilovolt (kv) transmission line; the P359.88-million…

SMC unit seeks to build transmission facilities

SMC Consolidated Power Corp. (SCPC) is asking provisional authority from the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to build its own transmission facilities that will connect its power plant in Limay, Bataan to the Luzon grid. SCPC, a subsidiary of San Miguel Corp., placed the cost of the dedicated point-to-point limited transmission facilities at around P114 million….