Electricity competition, EPIRA, and WESM

By Bienvenido S. Oplas, Jr. | BusinessWorld   Last Monday, I discussed business competition in general and the role of the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC). The theme will be continued in this piece and it will discuss electricity competition in...

Shangri-La Mactan chooses Aboitiz’s Cleanergy

By BusinessWorld   SHANGRI-LA’s Mactan Resort and Spa in Cebu has picked Aboitiz Power Corp.’s brand for clean and renewable energy, Cleanergy, to power its operations and support its environmental sustainability initiatives. The resort is able to choose its own...

Consumer choice in electricity supply and prices

By Bienvenido S. Oplas, Jr. | BusinessWorld   In several statistics comparing electricity prices in Asia, the Philippines often ranks as the third most expensive in Asia next to Japan, Singapore, or Hong Kong. Here are numbers from three different sources: (1)...