DOE Clarifies Power Situation in Visayas and Mindanao

Published on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

DOE calls on distribution utilities and electric coops to ensure adequacy of contracted power supply in Mindanao

(Taguig City) The Department of Energy (DOE) would like to clarify, that contrary to reports, there is no power shortage in the Visayas. With the recent commercial operations of new coal-fired power plants in the region having a total capacity of 610 MW, power supply remains stable with an available capacity of 1,757 MW, a year-to-date peak demand of 1,375 MW and a reserve power supply of around 380 MW.

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DOE Calls for Cooperation Among Stakeholders for Mindanao Power Situation

Published on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

(Taguig City) The Department of Energy (DOE) stresses that there are available generation capacities in Mindanao that are not being utilized because it is not being contracted or dispatched as nominated. Thus the DOE urges the electric cooperatives and distribution utilities to cooperate amidst the power situation in the region and strictly withdraw power according to their contract.

With that, the DOE will be issuing a Circular within the week which will rationalize the power supply system in Mindanao to give relief to the people in the region.... Read more

Typhoon Pablo Power Restoration Updates

Published on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

updates as of December 20, 2012 12:00PM

Click to view : Status on Typhoon Pablo Power Restoration

DOE Power Situation: Energy agencies address Mindanao power situation

Published on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

28 February 2014

(Taguig City) The Department of Energy (DOE), together with the National Power Corporation (NAPOCOR), National Transmission Corporation (TransCo), and the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines(NGCP), is closely monitoring the power situation in Mindanao as the investigation on the root cause of the system-wide shutdown is underway.

In an earlier meeting with the concerned energy agencies, NGCP reported that the Mindanao system demand stood at 785 MW, and the supply is 853 MW accou... Read more


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