Meralco starts bid process for 1,800MW of power supply
MANILA—Manila Electric Company (Meralco) has started the competitive selection process (CSP) for 1,800 megawatts (MW) of supply needed to meet the growing demand of its customers starting next year.
This followed the Department of Energy’s issuance of a certificate of conformity on the terms of reference
(TOR) for a 15-year contract involving Meralco’s 1800-MW baseload requirement starting December 2024.
Through its bids and awards committee for power supply agreements (PSAs), Meralco calls on interested
power generation companies to participate in the CSP, with the submission of expression of interest due on
The pre-bid conference is scheduled on Nov. 20, 2023, while the bid submission deadline is set on Dec. 26,
This CSP is meant to replace the capacity covered by Meralco’s 2021 PSAs with Excellent Energy Resources
Inc. (EERI) and Masinloc Power Partners Co. Ltd. (MPPCL) which were terminated earlier this year. The Energy
Regulatory Commission approved the termination of contracts just last month.