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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.



Promulgated Rules, Decisions and Orders






Resolution No. 08, Series of 2020, A Resolution Adopting the Guidelines Governing Electronic Applications, Filing and Virtual Hearings Before the Energy Regulatory Commission
Date Docketed:9/16/2020
Published: 9/16/2020






Resolution No. 08, Series of 2020, A Resolution Adopting the Guidelines Governing Electronic Applications, Filing and Virtual Hearings Before the Energy Regulatory Commission (Annex A)
Date Docketed:9/16/2020
Published: 9/16/2020



Order, ERC Case No. 2020-001 DR, SPC Island Power Corporation and SPC Power Corporation, petitioners versus Philippine Electricity Market Corporation and Independent Electricity Market Operator of the Philippines respondents
Date Docketed:9/1/2020
Published: 9/1/2020




Order, ERC Case No. 2020-004 RC, In the Matter of the Petition for the Recovery of CY 2018 Revenue Shortfall from the Universal Charge for Missionary Electrification (UC-ME) and the Corresponding Adjustments of the UC-ME with Prayer for the Issuance of Provisional Authority, National Power Corporation (NPC applicant
Date Docketed:9/1/2020
Published: 9/1/2020



Order, ERC Case No. 2020-002 DR, SPC Island Power Corporation and SPC Power Corporation, petitioners Versus Philippine Electricity Market Corporation and Independent Electricity Market Operator of the Philippines, respondents
Date Docketed:8/25/2020
Published: 8/25/2020






Resolution No. 07, Series of 2020, A Resolution for the Transitory Implementation of Legal e-Processes Pending the Adoption of the Interim Guidelines Governing Application, Filings and Virtual Hearings Before the Energy Regulatory Commission
Date Docketed:8/17/2020
Published: 8/17/2020



Order, ERC Case No. 2017-042 RC, In the Matter of the Application for the Approval of the Price Determination Methodology for the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM), Philippine Market Electricity Corporation (PEMC) applicant
Date Docketed:8/4/2020
Published: 8/4/2020



Order, ERC Case No. 2014-102 RC, In the Matter of the Application for Approval of the Power Supply Agreement Between Occidental Mindoro Electric Cooperative, Inc. (OMECO) and Emerging Power, Inc. (EPI), with Prayer for Provisional Authority, Occidental Mindoro Electric Cooperative, Inc. (OMECO) and Emerging Power, Inc. (EPI) applicants
Date Docketed:7/10/2020
Published: 7/10/2020



Order, ERC Case No. 2019-003 RC, In the Matter of the Application for Approval of the Power Supply Agreement (PSA) Between Province of Siquijor Electric Cooperative, Inc. (PROSIELCO) and S.I. Power Corporation (SIPCOR), with Prayer for Provisional Authority or Interim Relief, Province of Siquijor Electric Cooperative, Inc. (PROSIELCO) and S.I. Power Corporation (SIPCOR) applicants
Date Docketed:7/10/2020
Published: 7/10/2020


Decision, ERC Case No. 2014-185 RC, In the Matter of the Adoption of the Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) Pursuant to the Feed-In Tariff Rules, Vivant - Sta. Clara Northern Renewables Generation Corporation (VSNRGC) applicant
Date Docketed:7/10/2020
Published: 7/10/2020

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COMPETITIVE RETAIL ELECTRICITY MARKET (CREM) RULES

Revised Rules for the Issuance of Licenses to Retail Electricity Suppliers (RES)

Code of Conduct for Competitive Retail Market Participants – establishes standards of behavior for marketing electricity in order to protect customers. It also provides limitations on the relationship between DU and its Local/Affiliate RES, and ensures that the DU delivers non-discriminatory service to all customers, regardless of their choice of RES.

Rules for Customer Switching (previously referred to as the Uniform Business Practices) - set of rules promulgated by the ERC which prescribes the standardized business rules for interactions between the DU, PEMC, RES/Local RES, and SOLR relating to the commercial transfer of a customer from one RES/Local RES to another.

Rules for the Supplier of Last Resort - the set of rules that: (1) encourages contestable customers to choose their supplier of electricity upon the commencement of retail competition and open access; and (2) ensures the provision of continuous supply of electricity to contestable customers in the event of RES’ inability to provide electricity.

Rules on Rate Filing by the Supplier of Last Resort - provides the SOLR with a uniform filing system for applications by the SOLR for the approval of SOLR rate / charges to the affected Contestable Market, and to ensure recovery of the allowable premium and reasonable return associated with the SOLR service.

Competition Rules and Complaint Procedures – prohibits anti-competitive behavior and abuse of market power, and specifies the appropriate penalties and remedies for such behaviors.

Business Separation Guidelines (BSG), As Amended 1 of 4 , 2 of 4, 3 of 4, 4 of 4 – prescribes the clear separation of business operations and accounts between the regulated and non-regulated business activities of electric power industry participants.

Distribution Services and Open Access Rules (DSOAR) (Attachments: 6.1 Connection Agreement, 6.2 Generator Application, 6.3 Generator Agreement, 6.4 Easement Form, 6.5 Meter Ownership Agreement, 6.6 DWS Agreement) - pertains to the provision of services by a DU to captive and contestable customers, the RES, other DUs, and generators, under the new competitive environment.

 

COMPETITIVE RETAIL ELECTRICITY MARKET WEBSITE

http://www.buyyourelectricity.com.ph

The website provides relevant information and guidance to the contestable market, the RES’ and the DUs towards an efficient and effective participation in the competitive market.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

CaseNoTitleApplicantDate PostedDate Docketed
2020-016-RCIn the Matter of the Application for Approval of the Letters of Agreement (LOAs) for Supply of Electric Energy with the Distribution Utilities (DUs), in the Mindanao Grid, with Prayer for Issuance of Provisional Authority (PA)Power Sector and Liabilities Management (PSALM)7/6/20207/6/2020
2020-015-RCIn the Matter of the Application for Approval of the Contract for the Supply of Electric Energy (CSEE) in the Luzon Grid with Camarines Sur IV Electric Cooperative Inc. (CASURECO IV), with prayer for issuance of Provisional Authority (PA)Power Sector and Liabilities Management (PSALM)7/6/20207/6/2020
2020-014-RCIn the Matter of the Application for Approval of the Contract for the Supply of Electric Energy (CSEE) in the Visayas Grid with Aklan Electric Cooperative Inc. (AKELCO), with prayer for issuance of Provisional Authority (PA)Power Sector and Liabilities Management (PSALM)7/6/20207/6/2020
2020-012 RCIn the Matte of the Application for Approval of the Power Supply Agreement (PSA) Between Camotes Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CELCO) and Camotes Island Power Generation Corporation (CAMPCOR), with Prayer for Provisional Authority or Interim ReliefCamotes Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CELCO) and Camotes Island Power Generation Corporation (CAMPCOR)3/16/20203/16/2020
2020-005 RCIn the Matter of the Application for Approval of the Emergency Power Supply Agreement (EPSA) Between Davao Light and Power Company, Inc. (Davao Light) and San Miguel Consolidated Power Corporation (SMCPC), with Prayer for Confidential Treatment of InformationDavao Light and Power Company, Inc. (Davao Light) and San Miguel Consolidated Power Corporation (SMCPC)1/27/20201/27/2020
2020-004 RCIn the Matter of the Petition for the Recovery of CY 2018 Revenue Shortfall from the Universal Charge for Missionary Electrification (UC-ME) and the Corresponding Adjustments of the UC-ME with Prayer for the Issuance of Provisional Authority National Power Corporation (NPC)1/23/20201/23/2020
2020-002 RCIn the Matter of the Joint Application for Approval of the Electricity Supply and Transfer Agreement Between the Davao Oriental Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Supreme Power Corp., with Prayer for Issuance of a Provisional Authority/ Interim ReliefDavao Oriental Electric Cooperative, Inc. (DORECO) and Supreme Power Corp., (Supreme)1/10/20201/10/2020

 SUPPLY SECTOR

Supply Sector. The supply sector is a business affected with public interest. Except for distribution utilities and electric cooperatives with respect to their existing franchise areas, all suppliers of electricity to the contestable market shall require a license from the ERC. (Sec. 29, RA 9136)

Supplier refers to any person or entity authorized by the ERC to sell, broker, market or aggregate electricity to the end-users. (Sec. 4 xx, RA 9136)


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