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Meralco on moving towards decentralisation and digitalisation

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The average customer interacts with their utility for just a mere nine minutes per year. This is indeed a very small window of opportunity for the utility to engage with their customers. Hence, it is pivotal for utilities to deliver personalised and relevant content to consumers, as well as understand the opportunities for integrating electricity retail billing into more engaging …

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Infographic: Solar opportunities in the Philippines

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The sun shines brighter in the Philippines. With a 4.6% annual growth in power demand and 16 million people living without reliable access to electricity in the Philippines, there is an apparent need to power this nation.   As costs of solar continues to fall by 1.5% per year, and oil prices projected to rise to $100/barrel in 2020, it …

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Meralco talk taking the digital path to a future utility model

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The world is constantly changing and the electricity industry is no exception. Many traditional businesses have been taken over by their digital equivilants in the last few years and digital disruption is happening now. Technology is always forcing us to change the way we do things. But the fusion of technology and connectivity is accelerating the pace of these disruptors. …

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Off-grid solar for last mile electrification in the Philippines

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Nearly half of the world’s unelectrified population lives in Asia and in the Philippines alone, there are 16 million people living without reliable access to electricity. Traditionally, diesel gensets have been used to provide power to this community, but in recent years, off-grid solar has been re-shaping the paradigm for last mile electrification. Off-grid solar has improved energy access to 89 million …

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Stimulating greater FDI in the Philippines

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$8.1 trillion worth of infrastructure projects in Asia have been identified between 2010 and 2020, and the energy sector drives almost half of this demand. Within energy, growth of renewable energy is expected to be the highest. In much of Asia, demand outstrips financing, and private sector investment is key to meeting this gap. Institutional investors have raised up to …

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Energy Industry Networking Meet Up #1 at Conrad Manila

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Earlier this week, we hosted over 60 industry stakeholders at our Energy Industry Networking Meet-Up Session at Conrad Manila. The meet up was organised as a prelude to the annual  Power & Electricity World Philippines and The Solar Show Philippines (24-25 May 2017 in Manila). This gathering brought together industry stakeholders from across the Philippine power and solar landscape to discuss the future of …