Zamcelco seeks ERC approval of CAPEX program for 2012-13 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 14:35

Mr. Charito C. Mabitazan, officer-ln-charge of Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Zamcelco) said the cooperative has filed with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) an application for the approval of its Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) program for the years 2012 to 2013, with prayer for provisional authority, which was docketed on November 16, 2012 under ERC Case No. 2012-115 RC.

The application is consistent with ERC Resolution No. 26 series of 2009. a resolution amending the Rules for Approval of Regulated Entities’ CAPEX Projects” and ERC Resolution No. 20 series of 2011, a resolution adopting the Revised Timelines for the Filing of the Multi-Year CAPEX Application of Electric Cooperatives (ECs) prescribed in Section 6.2 (Transitory Provision) of the Amended Rules for the approval of Regulated Entities’ CAPEX Projects,”according tp Mabitazan.

“Therefore, it is apparent that not only Zamcelco, but all electric cooperatives are required to comply with the filing of application for the approval of its CAPEX projects before same can be implemented by the ECs,” he said.

Moreover, Mabitazan said the Order and Notice of Public Hearing for said application had been transmitted to Zamcelco and it is scheduled for jurisdictional hearing,
expository presentation, pre-trial conference and evidentiary hearing on December 4, 2012 (Tuesday) at 9:30 a.m. at the Azotea, Garden Orchid Hotel, Governor Camins, Zamboanga City.