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Promulgated Rules, Decisions and Orders

Initial Order, ERC Case No. 2016-038 MC, In the Matter of the Application for Approval of Business Separation and Unbundling Plan (BSUP) Pursuant to Section 36 of Republic Act No. 9136 and Rule 10 of its Implementing Rules and Regulations, Sorsogon I Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SORECO I) applicant
Date Docketed:1/4/2018
Published: 1/4/2018


Distribution Sector. The distribution of electricity to end-users shall be a regulated common carrier business requiring a national franchise. Distribution of electric power to all end-users may be undertaken by private distribution utilities, cooperatives, local government units presently undertaking this function and other duly authorized entities, subject to regulation by the ERC. (Sec. 22, RA 9136)

Distribution Utility refers to any electric cooperative, private corporation, government-owned utility or existing local government unit which has an exclusive franchise area to operate a distribution system in accordance with this Act. (Sec. 4 q, RA 9136) Utilities, including grid interconnections and ancillary services. (Sec. 8, RA 9136)

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