Republic of the Philippines

ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION

A world class and independent electric power industry regulator that equitably promotes and protects the interests of consumers and other stakeholders, to enable the delivery of long-term benefits that contribute to sustained economic growth and an improved quality of life.


Market Operations Service (OLD)

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Atty. Debora Anastacia T. Layugan

Director III,

Market Operations Service


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Atty. Marina C. Bugayong

Chief Energy Regulation Officer,

Licensing and Market Monitoring Division


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Ms. Judith L. Mangosing

Chief Energy Regulation Officer,

Spot Market Division


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Ms. Leticia N. Mendoza

Officer-in-Charge, Chief Energy Regulation Officer,

Contestable Market Division


Contact Information
OfficeEmailPhone Number
Market Operations Servicedtlayuganerc.gov.ph(63-2) 689-5390, (63-2) 633-3253 (Tel/Fax)
• Licensing and Market Monitoring Divisionlicensingerc.gov.ph(63-2) 689-5391
• Spot Market Divisionspotmarketerc.gov.ph(63-2) 689-5393
• Contestable Market Divisioncontestableerc.gov.ph(63-2) 689-5392

Develops recommendations with supporting studies and documentation in all pending matters before the Commission including issuances of certificates of compliance, licenses for suppliers of electricity, contestable markets, wholesale spot market, anti-competitive behavior and other matters as directed by the CEO.

Spot Market Division
Responsible for formulating recommendations with respect to the following:

  • Price Determination Methodology to be used in the operation of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM);
  • Market fees to be imposed to market members;
  • The possible suspension of the wholesale electricity spot market or the declaration of a temporary wholesale electricity spot market failure (Section 30, Section 43 c)
  • Abuse of market power, cartelization, and other anti-competitive or discriminatory behavior as defined by its rules and regulations;
  • Investigates violations of the WESM Rules;
  • Enforcement of the rules and regulations governing the operation of the WESM; and
  • Monitors the activities of the Market Operator and other participants, for the purpose of ensuring a greater supply and rational pricing of electricity.

Licensing and Market Monitoring Division
Responsible for marketing recommendations for issuances of licenses to participants in the electricity industry, and for monitoring of their performance (Section 6, P2, 6; Section 29, P1, 5; Section 43, k, o, p, s).

  • Reviews and supervises the issuance of licenses for generation and supply companies including: compliance, financial evaluation, technical evaluation, legal and corporate qualification, conflict of interest determination, compliance with the Grid/Distribution Code provisions and other laws and IRR;
  • Conducts periodic reviews of the guideline/requirements for the issuance of licenses/franchises for possible improvement in the process/system;
  • Monitors activities in the generation and supply of electric power to promote free market competition and secure transparency in the allocation or pass through bulk purchase cost of distribution;
  • Recommends settlements of disagreements in valuation, procedures ownership participation and other issues between TRANSCO and distribution/utilities.
  • Inspects premises, banks of account/records of any person/entity at any time to determine existence of any anti-competitive behavior and/or market power abuse;
  • Recommends for approval, criteria/standards for determining for qualifications of applicants for licenses to operate.

Contestable Market Division

  • Formulates recommendations regarding mechanics, guidelines and procedures on how qualified retailers and contestable customers may effectively participate in retail competition.
  • Evaluates the performance of the contestable market and recommend the reduction of threshold level.
  • Conducts market surveillance on the implementation of retail competition and open access.
  • Enforces rules and guidelines promulgated in relation to the conduct of retail competition players.
  • Formulates recommendations concerning measures to address problems/weaknesses observed.
  • Promotes public awareness and appreciation on the significance of retail competition and open access among electricity consumers.
  • Enhances understanding of the concept of retail competition to electricity consumers in such a way that they become empowered to exercise their freedom to choose.
  • Establishes and maintains relevant information systems and database for use of the Division in its market surveillance function.

Procedures in Applying for Certificate of Compliance (COC)

 

Today at ERC
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hearing Schedules
Time:
08:00
Case No.:
2018-064 RC [JU] [EX] [PT] [EV]
Applicant:
ZAMECO I and GNPD
Venue:
ZAMECO I’s Principal Office, San Vicente, Palauig, Zambales
Title:
In the Matter of the Application for Approval of the Power Purchase and Sale Agreement, as Amended, Between Zambales I Electric Cooperative, Inc. and GNPower Dinginin Ltd. Co. with Motions for Confidential Treatment of Information and the Issuance of Provisional Authority
Time:
09:00
Case No.:
2018-016 CF [JU] [EX] [PT] [EV]
Applicant:
DORELCO
Venue:
ERC Hearing Room (15th floor)
Title:
In the Matter of the Application for Confirmation and Approval of Calculations or Over or Under Recoveries in the Implementation of Automatic Cost Adjustments and True - Up Mechanisms for the Period 2015 to 2017, Pursuant to ERC Resolution No. 16, Series of 2019 as Amended by Resolution No. 21, Series of 2010, and ERC Resolution No. 23, Series of 2010
Time:
10:00
Case No.:
2018-020 CF [JU] [EX] [PT] [EV]
Applicant:
CELCO
Venue:
ERC Hearing Room (15th floor)
Title:
In the Matter of the Application for Approval of the Over/Under Recoveries Based on the Formula for the Various Automatic Cost Adjustments and True Up Mechanisms and Corresponding Confirmation Process Pursuant to ERC Resolution No. 16, Series of 2009 and Resolution No. 21, Series of 2010
Time:
14:00
Case No.:
2018-062 RC [JU] [EX] [PT] [EV]
Applicant:
ZAMECO II and GNPD
Venue:
ZAMECO II's Principal Office, Magsaysay, Castillejos, Zambales
Title:
In the Matter of the Application for Approval of the Power Purchase and Sale Agreement, as Amended, Between Zambales II Electric Cooperative, Inc. and GNPower Dinginin Ltd. Co. with Motions for Confidential Treatment of Information and the Issuance of Provisional Authority
Time:
14:00
Case No.:
2018-017 CF [JU] [EX] [PT] [EV]
Applicant:
MECO
Venue:
ERC Hearing Room (15th Floor)
Title:
In the Matter of the Application for the Approval of the Calculations for the Automatic Cost Adjustment and True Up Mechanism for the (a) Generation Rate, (b) Transmission Rate, ( c ) System Loss Rate, (d) Lifeline Subsidy Rate, and 9 e) Senior Citizen Rate Under ERC Resolution No. 16, Series of 2009, as Amended

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