The 2016-2025 DDP is presented in infographic showing the existing system map and distribution network of the distribution utilities (DUs) indicating its substation and corresponding substation capacities. It also include the10-year outlook on the DUs’ supply-demand requirements, basic information on their 2015 actual number of customers and energy sales for each customer type, system loss, percentage level of household energization, number of barangay in the franchise, length of distribution lines in circuit kilometer, franchise area in square kilometer and franchise population.
This DDP also featured the summary tables of the total number of metered customers, energy sales, energy purchased and peak demand. With regard to the number of customers, there were 17.7 million customers being served by the DUs in 2015. With an annual average growth rate (AAGR) of 3.87%, customer connection is seen to increase from 18.5 million in 2016 to 26.0 million in 2025. In terms of energy sales, DUs have sold a total of 56,393 GWh in 2015 which is forecasted to rise to 95,626 GWh by 2025 with an AAGR of 5.51% from its 2016 level. On the other hand, a total of 69,340 GWh was purchased by the DUs in 2015, which slightly increased to 73,103 GWh in 2016 and will continue to grow to 105,874 GWh by 2025 with an AAGR of 4.32%. For the peak demand, DUs registered a peak of 11,764 MW in 2015 which is projected to grow annually at 4.30% AAGR from 12,474 MW in 2015 to 17,914 MW in 2025.
To ensure reliability and security of electricity supply to the member-consumers, DUs are proposing the following infrastructure projects for the ten-year planning period: (i) 5,577 ckt-km for the expansion and rehabilitation of sub-transmission lines; (ii) 34,233 ckt-km for the expansion and rehabilitation of distribution lines; and (iii) 16,375 MVA additional substation capacity. All these proposed capital expenditure projects will require Php968.41 billion for implementation, including the financing requirements for electrification projects, network and non-network projects.