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Business-focused legal analysis and insight in the most significant jurisdictions worldwide Interested in contributing? In contrast, the transmission of electric power is considered a regulated common electricity epiea business, requiring a national franchise and subject to the rate-making powers of the ERC. The transmission sector in the Philippine power industry essentially remains a monopoly. A new provision called for the Elira, as guarantor and loan institution for the electric cooperatives, to ensure that all returns for such undertakings be devoted to activities necessary to achieve the objectives of EPIRA, primarily the total electrification of the country.

The goal of retail competition and open access on distribution wires is to provide end-users forming part of the contestable itr — ultimately at household level — with their choice of electricity service providers.

Based on the power capacity, The EPIRA also states that ‘no company or related group rir own, operate or control more than 30 per cent of the installed generating capacity of a grid or 25 per cent of the national installed generating capacity’.

Finally, the supply sector is also regarded as a business affecting the public interest.

Rules and Regulations Implementing the Power Reform Law

As discussed above, the distribution of electricity to end-users is undertaken by distribution utilities, which spira be electric cooperatives, private corporations, government-owned utilities or existing local governments.


A performance incentive scheme is incorporated into the RDWR, whereby a qualified distribution utility is rewarded or penalised depending on its compliance with set performance targets and indices.

Under the RSEC-WR, electric cooperatives are classified into groups based on the number and consumption of their customers. Some in the industry have already started to worry that by reducing capital expenditures the seeds of a future price shock are being sown. The distribution of electricity to end-users is a regulated common electricity carrier business requiring a national franchise.

DC providing for voluntary participation of end-users with an average monthly peak demand of at least kW in the competitive retail electricity market.

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Mining is global but the business of financing mining exploration, development and — to a lesser extent — production is concentrated in a few countries, Canada and the United Kingdom being dominant.

The supply of electricity to end-users may be undertaken by a epirz electricity supplier RES or aggregator duly licensed by the ERC upon the implementation of the regime of open access.

The dispatch targets set by the market operator are then implemented by the NGCP, as system operator, through dispatch instructions to the trading participants. As a result, the second part of the book has five chapters that focus on financing. Editor Theodore L Garrett.

The electric power industry is segregated into four main sectors: InRepublic Act No. The Private Competition Enforcement Review. The energy industry has also met challenges recently, with the suspension of four ERC Commissioners for extending the implementation of the CSP Resolution to 30 April Also worth noting are certain private entities that perform key functions for the Philippine power industry:.

Inthe regulation of the natural epifa industry was entrusted by the President of the Republic to the DOE, 14 which promulgated Department Circular No. Wheeling rate is the charge for transporting electricity from an electrical grid to an electrical load outside the grid. As of The Banking Regulation Review.


This may only be undertaken jointly with Filipino citizens or eplra or associations 60 per cent of whose capital is owned by Filipino citizens under co-production, joint venture or production sharing agreements. Persons intending to supply electricity to end-users reaching the prescribed minimum threshold of monthly average peak demand are required to secure a licence from the ERC.


The continued growth of the renewable energy sector and introduction of new technology characterises the past years for the Philippine energy industry. An RES is a person or entity authorised by the ERC to sell, broker, market or aggregate electricity to end-users forming part of the contestable market, 40 which initially consists of end-users with an average monthly peak demand of at least kW for the proceeding 12 months.

There is no special legislation that promotes or advances particular technological developments in the RE sector. The market network model is used for the purpose of central scheduling, dispatch, pricing and settlement.

Further, end-users within the franchise area of a distribution utility intending to connect directly to the transmission system need to secure the prior approval of the ERC. The installation targets for biomass and hydro have not been fully subscribed upon their expiration on 31 Decemberbut the DOE is expected to extend them for two more years.

In the exercise of its rate-setting functions, the ERC is mandated by the EPIRA to fix such rates such as to allow the recovery of just and reasonable costs and a reasonable return.

However, the Malampaya natural gas field, which supplies 50 per cent of the energy requirements for Luzon, is expected to run out of reserves in —