September 22-25, 2019
Shangri-la Mactan Cebu
More than 200 ministers and Chief Executive Officers in the energy industry gathered for the region’s premier event that discusses challenges and solutions for sustainable and socially-inclusive communities.
We will focus on leveraging partnerships and creating synergies among business leaders, thought leaders, and other stakeholders in the power industry to create the greatest value and impact to communities. We achieve this through multi-sectoral partnerships and collaboration; connected smart infrastructure and systems; business development opportunities; inclusive access to electricity and grid resilience; and environmental sustainability through renewable energy sources.
In cooperation with
|Department of Energy||The Department of Energy is mandated by RA 7638 (Department of Energy Act of 1992) to prepare, integrate, coordinate, supervise, and control all plans, programs, projects and activities of the Government relative to energy exploration, development, utilization, distribution and conservation.|
|Department of Tourism||The Department of Tourism (DOT) is the primary government agency charged with the responsibility to encourage, promote, and develop tourism as a major socio-economic activity to generate foreign currency and employment; and to spread the benefits of tourism to both the private and public sectors.|
|MERALCO||Meralco is the largest private sector electric distribution utility company in the Philippines covering 36 cities and 75 municipalities, including Metro Manila. It serves 7 million customers in a franchise area covering 9,685 km2, that includes the core of the country’s industrial, commercial, and population centers. Now on its 118th year in service, Meralco is committed to being the total energy solutions provider of choice.|
|National Power Corporation||The National Power Corporation (NPC) remains a government-owned and -controlled corporation mandated to perform missionary electrification or powering the farthest islands in the archipelago thru its Small Power Utilities Group (SPUG); watershed and dams management in support of power generation; and operations and maintenance of the Agus and Pulangi Hydropower Complexes in Mindanao. It is an attached agency of the Department of Energy (DOE).|
|National Grid Corporation of the Philippines||The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is a privately owned corporation in charge of operating, maintaining, and developing the country's state-owned power grid, an interconnected system that transmits gigawatts of power at thousands of volts from where it is made, to where it is needed. The company performs its mandate as transmission service provider with full awareness of its nature as a public utility, and in full compliance with regulatory rules and existing laws governing its transmission operations.|
|National Transmission Corporation||The National Transmission Corporation (TransCo) is a government agency created under Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) of 2001. Since March 1, 2003, TransCo has operated and managed the power transmission system that links power plants to electric distribution utilities nationwide. The same law mandated the privatization of TransCo through an outright sale or management concession agreement.|
The Philippines, which is situated in Southeast Asia, is rich in both natural resources and history. It is also one of the world’s largest archipelago nations, with 7,641 islands. It is considered as one of the megadiverse countries in the world with a high percentage of flora and fauna endemism. It has three main geographical areas – Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The Philippines is known for its cultural diversity because of its archipelagic nature and with its topography consisting of mountainous terrains, dense forests, plains, and coastal areas.