Quantcast
Home » Power You are browsing entries tagged with “Power”

Thinking out of the box about the power shortage

By

There are two difficult things about the move seeking emergency powers for President Aquino under Section 71 of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (Epira), to deal with the impending shortage in electricity expected in the summer of 2015. The first is that the conditions leading to such “emergencies” have been known and identified since 2012. And the second, the use of such emergency powers to lease 300-350 megawatts of diesel generator sets does not guarantee that the same “emergency” will not recur after 2015.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Bright, power-saving ideas

By

“BRIGHT IDEAS” is the name Meralco is giving to its customer information drive to “educate” long-suffering consumers who want to cut down their electricity bills. Or, as the company politely puts it, to educate consumers “on electricity cost and energy efficiency so they can make informed decisions on managing their consumption.”   According to Meralco, […]

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Living fast

By

My friends say I’m atat (overeager). They see me as someone who can’t wait for things to happen at their own pace. I can’t help but agree.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

China defies Deng Xiaoping warning

By

“If one day China should change her color and turn into a superpower, if she too should play the tyrant in the world, and everywhere subject others to her bullying, aggression and exploitation, the people of the world should identify her as social-imperialism, expose it, oppose it and work together with the Chinese people to overthrow it.” ~ Deng Xiaoping speech at the United Nations, April 10, 1974

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

‘Meralco, don’t delay refund’

Now that the Energy Regulatory Commission has ruled (finally) that the December 2013 and January 2014 rate increases were invalid, when will Meralco refund the bill deposit that it applied to our bills for those months? It should be sooner, not after three consecutive years of prompt payment of the monthly bills.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • BFAR builds more fish cemeteries
  • Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record
  • Chile arrests former Pinochet aide in killings
  • White House: Nazis shouldn’t get Social Security
  • Palestinians accuse settler of killing schoolgirl
  • Sports

  • Pacquiao scores; Donaire absorbs KO
  • Mismatch of the year
  • Ruthless Lions ambush Chiefs
  • Cobras bag Cesafi cage title
  • Donaire undone by uppercut in 3rd
  • Lifestyle

  • A ‘bromance’ to last a lifetime
  • Hospitalized children illustrate Christmas boxes for wine lovers, health buffs
  • The problem with horror movies
  • Save your skin and your eyes
  • Grand Wine Experience celebrates 14th year
  • Entertainment

  • UK critics praise Gia, other Filipinos
  • Being No. 1 is magic
  • Lav Diaz’s ‘Yolanda’ docu in Denmark
  • In the key of Mr. C
  • Spotlight on Aia de Leon
  • Business

  • US stocks gain despite weak IBM earnings
  • Rising household debt poses risks to growth of SE Asian economies
  • Capital requirements on banks raised
  • PH economic growth in 2014 expected to fall short of target
  • Neda chief seeks increased support for small farmers
  • Technology

  • NTC gets 60-day TRO vs enforcing text refund
  • Japanese jailed for making guns with 3D printer
  • Top 8 enterprise network infrastructure, security trends for 2015
  • Comet Siding Spring coming for 1st rousing visit in a million years
  • Facebook creates ‘Safety Check’ tool for disasters
  • Opinion

  • In his hands
  • CSW, coordination and coherence
  • Her name is Jennifer
  • Living (and dying) with Ebola
  • Recapture ignorance!
  • Global Nation

  • PH envoy–ties with US stronger 70 years after MacArthur’s landing
  • Clueless AFP colonel explains Laude murder
  • Sight of Laude’s body leaves German boyfriend speechless
  • Aquino: Any ransom paid wasn’t from me
  • Pemberton must show up Tuesday–De Lima
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement