2017 Power Supply and Demand Highlights (January-December 2017)

Date Posted: Tuesday, 17 July 2018

The country’s total peak demand in 2017 was recorded at 13,789 MW, which is 517 MW or 3.9% higher than the 13, 272 MW in 2016.   On the other hand, the total power supply, in terms of installed capacity, grew by 6.1% from 21,425 MW in 2016 to 22,730 MW in 2017. A total of 835 MW new capacities were added to the country’s supply base in 2017 which include coal-fired (630 MW), solar (127 MW), oil-based (77 MW), and... Read more

Power Supply and Demand Highlights (January-June 2017)

Date Posted: Tuesday, 24 October 2017

The Philippine Power System remained generally stable from January to June 2017 despite the natural and man-made calamities experienced during the period such as earthquakes in Batangas in Luzon and Leyte in Visayas and the Marawi siege in Mindanao; and events such as Malampaya Gas maintenance shutdown in Luzon, continued occurrences of forced outages of generation and transmission facilities which resulted to load... Read more

2016 Philippine Power Situation Report

Date Posted: Sunday, 23 July 2017

2016 Philippine Electricity Demand-Supply Snapshot

The year 2016 is characterized by a significant increase in electricity consumption at 10% and peak demand at 8.7% attributed to several factors such as the increase in temperature and utilization of cooling equipment aggravated by the strong El Niño, the conduct of National and Local elections during the first half of the year, increase in economic growth... Read more

2016 Philippine Power Situation Report

Date Posted: Wednesday, 7 June 2017

The year 2016 is characterized by a significant increase in electricity consumption at 10% and peak demand at 8.7% attributed to several factors such as the increase in temperature and utilization of cooling equipment aggravated by the strong El Niño, the conduct of National and Local elections during the first half of the year, increase in economic growth, and entry of large power generating plants. The... Read more

January-June 2016 Power Situation Highlights

Date Posted: Tuesday, 20 September 2016

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Philippine Power Demand-Supply Situation remained stable in the First Quarter of 2016 despite the onset of strong El Niño which generally resulted in increased peak demand levels in the three Grids. On the supply side, hydro capacities especially in Mindanao decreased. Several yellow and red alerts were declared by the... Read more

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