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

2015 Philippine Power Situation

Date Posted: Tuesday, 20 September 2016

January-December 2015

Summary

  • Peak demand growth rate in the Visayas Grid was recorded the highest at 8.1% compared to 2.4% and 3.3% growth for Luzon and Mindanao from 2014-2015.
  • Coal maintained its largest share to the total installed capacity at 32%, dependable and available capacity at 34% and power generation mix at 45%.
  • Due to Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) race, wind and solar grew in terms of total installed capacity at 50.9% (144 MW increase) and 616% (142 MW increase) respectively... Read more

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