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SEMINAR and WORKSHOP on DUs Compliance with the PDC

November 12 – 13, 2012 Grand Men Seng Hotel, Davao City

Ronaldo T. Garcia

OUTLINE
 DMC

Resolution 46, Series 2010  ERC Resolution 13, Series 2011  Rules to Govern the Monitoring of Compliance of DUs with the PDC  Regulatory Compliance Officer  Distribution Code Enforcement  Fines and Penalties

DMC Resolution No. 46, Series 2010
RATIFICATION OF THE ENDORSEMENT TO THE ERC OF THE DRAFT "RULES TO GOVERN THE MONITORING OF COMPLIANCE OF DISTRIBUTION UTILITIES WITH THE PHILIPPINE DISTRIBUTION CODE”

Public consultation was also conducted on Oct. .Background    As mandated. in coordination with the ERC. 2010 (for Luzon) at Mandaue. 22. 2010 (for Visayas & Mindanao) and Sept. drafted rules governing the monitoring of compliance of the DUs with the PDC. 24. Expository presentations on the draft rules was conducted on Sept. the DMC. 2010 at ERC Hearing Room before finalization of the same Rules. Cebu & ERC Hearing Room. 21. respectively to gather inputs and comments from DUs.

2010. the DMC has ratify and endorsed the draft rules to the ERC the draft "Rules to Govern the Monitoring of Compliance of the Distribution Utilities (DUs) with the Philippine Distribution Code" for its approval. On December 6.Background  The Distribution Technical Standard Subcommittee (DTSSC) gathered the comments from various DUs and requested that the final draft of the rules be forwarded to the ERC.  .

46. Series 2010 .DMC Res.

13.ERC Resolution No. Series 2011 Resolution Adopting the DMC Rules to Govern the Monitoring of Compliance of DUs with the PDC .

 Section 43 (t) of RA 9136 Mandates the ERC to perform such other regulatory functions that are appropriate and necessary in order to ensure the successful restructuring and modernization of the electric power industry. .Legal Basis  Section 43 (b) of RA 9136 Mandates the ERC to promulgate and enforce a National Grid Code and a Distribution Code.

5.2.2 of the PDC The Rules and procedures of the DMC shall be approved by the ERC . among others.2.  Section 2. the monitoring of distribution code enforcement.Legal Basis  Section 2. which include.5.1 of the PDC DMC shall establish and publish its own rules and procedures relating to the conduct of its business.

Publication in The Daily Tribune. 2011 . pages 4-5 . 2011 .Background  June 21.Approval of the Rules  August 8.

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Prioritization of Compliance with the Standards Article IV .Salient Features Article I .General Provisions Article II .Standards and Measurements Article III .Final Provisions .Requirements and Procedures Article V .

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General Provisions  Purpose  Scope of Application of Terms  Definition .

Purpose  Establish  Ensure a monitoring system DU compliance accountability  Promote  Protect  Set  Set public interest order of priority a timeline for the compliance .

Scope of Application  Privately-owned  Electric  LGU DUs Cooperatives Owned-and–Operated DUs of DUs  Consortium .

Scope of Application (Cont…)  Entities duly authorized to own. operate and maintain distribution facilities within economic zones duly authorized entities engaged in the distribution of electricity  Other .

.  Proofs. justifications and explanation of its self-assessment on the degree of compliance.  ERC through the DMC. shall assess and determine the degree or level of compliance of the DU.DISTRIBUTOR’S COMPLIANCE MONITORING REPORT  The DCMR shall include the current information on compliance with the PDC and Summary of Compliance Plans.

 The Compliance Plan shall indicate  The definite activities or projects to be implemented by the DU. .  The schedule of implementation and costs associated with the said activities. the DU shall prepare a reliable and attainable Compliance Plan.DISTRIBUTOR’S COMPLIANCE MONITORING REPORT (Cont…)  If the DU’s system does not comply with any of the requirements.

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Standards and Measurements 45  Standards DSC-PDC # .Title of the Standard Reference References to the PDC Section Description of the Standard Measurements    .

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) Standard Measurements Long Duration Voltage Variations The DU shall ensure that no undervoltage or overvoltage is present at the connection point of any user in the Distribution System during normal operating conditions.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.2. 5.2. DSC-PDC-001 (3.4. No. .3) 3rd R Measurement: Committed five (5) years statement of Distribution Development Plan (DDP) shall be prepared in accordance with the required technical analyses specified in the PDC. Ref.3. (PDC Sect.

Undervoltage 2.1 to 1.1 IEEE 1159-1995 Duration > 1 min > 1 min Voltage Magnitude 0. Overvoltage > 1 min > 1 min Voltage Magnitude < 90% < 0.Long Duration Voltage Variations PDC Duration 1.2 pu .8 to 0.9 > 110% > 1.9 pu 1.

Long Duration Voltage Variations Undervoltage plot .

and/or calculations shall be conducted to determine Voltage Sags at the Connection Points of Users with large induction motors.3.3) The DU shall ensure that the Distribution System has sufficient capacity so that Voltage Sags when starting large induction motors will not adversely affect any User facilities or Equipment.3.5. Ref.) Standard Measurements Voltage Sags in the Distribution System DSC-PDC-002 (3. 5. 3rd R Measurements: Actual measurements.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. No.2. . (PDC Sect. computer simulations.2.

9 pu 0.2 pu 0.5 to 30 10% to 90% cycles 0.8 0.1 to 1.4 pu 1.8 pu 1.9 pu 0.0 min 110% to 180% 1.5 to 30 cycles 30 cycles to 3 s 3 s to 1 min 1.Voltage Sags in the Distribution System PDC Duration 1.9 pu Voltage Magnitude IEEE 1159-1995 Duration Voltage Magnitude .9 30 cycles to 3 s 3 s to 1 min 0.1 to 1.1 to 0.5 cycle to 1. Sag Instantaneous Momentary Temporary 2.1 to 0.1 to 0.1 to 1. Swell Instantaneous Momentary Temporary 0.0 min 0.1 to 1.5 cycle to 1.1 to 0.

Voltage Sags in the Distribution System Instantaneous Voltage Sag Caused by a Single-Line-To-Ground Fault .

Voltage Sags in the Distribution System Temporary Voltage Sag Caused by Motor Starting .

Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. 3rd NR . the THD of the voltage at the Connection Points of the Distribution System shall not exceed five percent (5%) during normal operating conditions.) Standard Measurements Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) At any User System. computer simulations. No. Ref. (PDC Sect.2. DSC-PDC-003 (3. and/or calculations shall be conducted to determine the THD of the voltage at the Connection Points of the Distribution System.4) Measurements: Actual measurements.4.

(PDC) Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) – The ratio of the root-mean-square of the harmonics content to the root-mean-square value of the fundamental quantity. expressed as a percent of the fundamental.Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) Harmonics . (Proposed PDC) .Sinusoidal voltages and currents having frequencies that are integral multiples of the fundamental frequency.

Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) The total harmonic distortion (THD) is used to define the effect of harmonics on the power system voltage. It is used in low-voltage. medium-voltage. and high-voltage systems. It is expressed as a percent of the fundamental and is defined as THD = sumof all squares of amplitudeof all harmonic voltages × 100% squareof theamplitudeof the fundamental voltage THD = h=2 ∑Vh2 V1 × 100% 50 Where Vh = harmonic component of voltage of the order indicated by the subscript. h = order of harmonic .

Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) Composite harmonic waveform .

3rd NR . Ref.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.4. the TDD of the current at the Connection Points of the Distribution System shall not exceed five percent (5%) during normal operating conditions.5) Measurements: Actual measurements. (PDC Sect. computer simulations. No.2.) Standard Measurements Total Demand Distortion (TDD) At any User System. DSC-PDC-004 (3. and/or calculations shall be conducted to determine the TDD at the Connection Points of the Distribution System.

Total Demand Distortion (TDD)
Total Demand Distortion (TDD) – The total root-mean-square of the harmonics current distortion, in percent of the maximum demand load current (15 or 30 h=∞ min demand). (I h )2 ∑
TDD =
h =1

IL

where IL = rms value of maximum demand load current h = harmonic order (1, 2, 3, 4, etc.) Ih = rms load current at the harmonic order h

Distributor’s Statement of Compliance
R or NR Prio’ty.

Ref. No.
(PDC Sect.)

Standard Measurements

Voltage Unbalance in the Distribution System
The maximum Voltage Unbalance at the Connection Point of any User of the Distribution System, excluding the Voltage Unbalance passed on from the Grid shall not exceed 2.5 percent during normal operating conditions.

DSC-PDC-005 (3.2.5.2)

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Actual measurements, computer simulations, and/or calculations shall be conducted to determine the Voltage Unbalance at the Connection Point.

Voltage Unbalance
Voltage Unbalance – The maximum deviation from the average of the three phase voltages divided by the average of the three phase voltages, expressed in percent. (PDC)

Voltage Unbalance Imbalance trend for a residential feeder .

230=1.7467 % = 1. 225=4) Voltage Unbalance = 4÷229 × 100% = 1. The max deviation = 4 (for the value of 225.Voltage Unbalance VoltageUnbalance = max deviation from averagevoltage × 100% averagevoltage Sample: The phase-to-phase voltage reading Va = 230 V Vb = 232 V Vc = 225 V Average voltage = (230 + 232 + 225)÷3 = 229 V.7 % .i. 232=3.e.

(PDC Sect. No. 3rd R Measurements: Actual measurements.8 unit for long term.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.) Standard Measurements Flicker Severity in the Distribution System DSC-PDC-006 (3. Ref. computer simulations. . and/or calculations shall be conducted to determine the Flicker Severity at the Connection Points of the Distribution System.4) The Flicker Severity at the Connection Point of any User of the Distribution System shall not exceed 1.2.6.0 unit for short term and 0.

) Standard Measurements Short Duration Peaks in the Distribution System DSC-PDC-007 (3. 3rd R Measurements: Procedures for connection of Users that may impose short-duration peaks should show that short-duration peaks are being measured.2. No.2) Infrequent short-duration peaks may be permitted to exceed the levels specified in Section 3. and controlled.7. Ref. . monitored.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. (PDC Sect.2.4 of the PDC for TDD and THD provided that such increases do not compromise the service to other End-Users or cause damage to any Equipment at the Connection Points of the Distribution System.

Ref.3. as adopted by the DMC.3.1. 1st R Measurements: Records of events involving outage of Equipment and power interruption of Users of the Distribution System for the last five (5) years shall be maintained.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.4.3) The Distribution Utility shall submit on a quarterly basis the monthly Interruption Reports for its Distribution System using the standard format prescribed by the ERC. (PDC Sect. 3.2.3. No. . 3.) Standard Measurements Submission of Distribution Interruption Reports DSC-PDC-008 (3.

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1.3) The DU shall identify and report separately the Technical and Non-Technical Losses in its Distribution System to the ERC.2. 1st R Measurements: Records of actual System Losses segregated into Technical and Non-Technical. . including Administrative Loss or Company Use for the last five (5) years shall be maintained. The report shall include the Administrative Loss or Company Use.) Standard Measurements Distribution System Loss Report DSC-PDC-009 (3. through the DMC. 3.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. 3.1. No.4.1.2.4.4. (PDC Sect. Ref.

June 7. 2011 – ERC issued Res.2008. S. 19. 2007 – ERC issued Res.2011 “ A Resolution Clarifying Resolution No.” Dec. “A Resolution Embodying the ERC’s Policy for Replacing Existing System Loss Caps of Distribution Utilities. “A Resolution Adopting a New System Loss Cap for DUs. S.2008 and Suspending Indefinitely the Filing of the DU’s Respective Application.” May 6.” .2010 “ A Resolution Clarifying the Policy on the Treatment of KWH Company Use by DU’s. 17. S.” May 9. No. 2008 – ERC promulgated Res. 29. No. No. 8.ERC Issuances on System Loss Sept. 11. S. 2010 – ERC issued Res. S. No.17.11.2007. 2004 – ERC issued the Guidelines for the approval of Caps on the Recoverable Rate of Distribution System Loss.

3. (PDC Sect.) Standard Measurements Technical Loss Reduction through Reactive Power Compensation DSC-PDC-010 (3. .3.4. Ref. and/or calculations shall be conducted to determine feeder losses.2.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.4. 1st R Measurements: Actual measurements. 5. No.2) The DU shall correct feeder and substation feeder bus Reactive Power Demand to a level which will economically reduce feeder loss. computer simulations.

on the Customer Service Standards provided in the PDC. .5. (PDC Sect. The Distribution Utility shall justify the basis for the target levels of performance. through the DMC. 3. No.1. Customer Service Program shall include target levels and corresponding justifications. DSC-PDC-011 (3. Ref.) Standard Measurements Customer Service Program Report The DU shall prepare and submit a report to the ERC.5) 2nd NR Measurements: Records of Customer Service Program for the last five (5) years shall be maintained.3.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.

and Correction of meter problems within z number of weeks Payment queries and complaints a) b) Meter complaints a) b) Reconnection of service Making and Keeping of appointments Reconnect within x hours after payment of all dues. and Correction of errors in billing statement within y number of hours (or days) Answer to queries within x number of hours.Table 3-1 Customer Service Standards for Distribution Utilities Customer Service Measure of Performance Processing of application including estimates of charges Service connection Restoration of service after a fault Interruption on the secondary side. and b) Seeing the Customer at the appointed time . including service drop/lateral Power Quality complaints Number of days upon submission of complete requirements Number of days upon compliance with all government and Distribution Utility requirements Numbers of hours for 100% restoration a) b) Visit within x number of working days after receipt of complaint or substantive answer within y number of days. and Correction of Power Quality problems within z number of months Informing Customers on schedule of power Interruptions Responding to emergency calls Billing queries and complaints Announcements x number of days prior to the scheduled Interruptions Response within x number of hours after receipt of call a) b) Answer to queries within x number of hours. and Correction of errors in payments within y number of hours (or days) Visit within x number of working days after receipt of complaint or substantive answer within y number of days. provided payment is made before a specified cut-off time a) Specific time is given to the Customer.

1. operate.) Standard Measurements Distribution System Development. and maintain its Distribution System in a safe manner and shall always ensure a safe work environment for its employees. 1st NR Measurements: Review of safety requirements and procedures for Distribution System design.6.6. 3.3) The Distribution Utility shall develop. Ref. . installation.2. No.1.1.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. operation and maintenance shall be conducted to determine consistency to the provisions of the latest editions of PEC 1 & 2 and OSHS. (PDC Sect.6. Operation and Maintenance according to PEC and OSHS DSC-PDC-012 (3.1. 3.

1st R Measurements: Records of accidents and illnesses of employees shall be maintained. No.6. These shall include the measurement of performance specified in Section 3. 3.) Standard Measurements Submission of Personnel Safety Records and Reports DSC-PDC-013 (3.3. . 3. copies of records and reports required by OSHS as amended. through the DMC. (PDC Sect.3) The DU shall submit to the ERC. Ref.2.2 of the PDC.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.6.6.6.

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II.Outline I. III. IV. Rule 1000 – General Provision Rule 1020 . V.Registration Rule 1033 – Training and Personnel Complement Rule 1040 – Health and Safety Committee Rule 1050 – Notification and Keeping of Records of Accidents and/or Occupational Illnesses .

sickness or death through safe and healthful working conditions. . thereby assuring the conservation of valuable manpower resources and the prevention of loss or damage to lives and properties. (2) This Standards shall apply to all places of employment except as otherwise provided in this Standard. consistent with national development goals and with the State’s commitment for the total development of every worker as a complete human being.GENERAL PROVISION Rule 1001: Purpose and Scope: (1) To protect every workingman against the dangers of injury.General Provision RULE 1000 .

REGISTRATION • 1021: General Provisions: Every employer shall register his business with the Regional Labor Office or authorized representative having jurisdiction thereof to form part of a databank of all covered establishments. • 1022: Registrable Unit: The establishment regardless of size of economic activity.Registration RULE 1020 . whether small. . medium or large scale in one single location. shall be one registrable unit.

Registration
RULE 1020 – REGISTRATION (Cont…)

1023: Period of Registration:
(1) Existing establishments shall be registered within sixty (60) days after the effectivity of this Standards. (2) New establishments shall register within thirty (30) days before operation.

Registration
RULE 1020 – REGISTRATION (Cont…)

1024: Registration:
(1) Registration shall be made in form DOLE-BWC-IP-3 in 3 copies & to be submitted to the Regional Labor Office or authorized representatives. (2) Registration shall be free of charge & valid for the lifetime of the establishment except when any of the following conditions exists:
a. change in business name, b. change in location, c. change in ownership, or d. re-opening after previous closing.

Registration
RULE 1020 – REGISTRATION (Cont…)

1024: Registration: (Cont…)
(3) Registration shall include a layout plan of the place of work floor by floor, in a scale of 1:100 meters white or blue print showing all the physical features of the workplace including storage, exits, aisles, machinery, clinic, emergency devices and location. (4) The registration form may be reprinted or reproduced and the back page may be used for other information.

Training & Personnel Complement RULE 1030 .TRAINING OF PERSONNEL IN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH • 1033: Training and Personnel Complement: (1) The training course prescribed by the Bureau under this rule shall be a requisite for the appointment of the safetyman in place of employment. .

) (2) At least the ff. Number of Workers 200 and below Over 200 to 1000 For every 1000 workers Less than 1000 For every 1000 No.Training & Personnel Complement • 1033: Training and Personnel Complement: (Cont. & the type of workplace.. of supervisors or technical personnel shall take the required training & shall be appointed safety man. of Safety Man 1 part-time safety man 1 full-time safety man 1 full-time safety man 1 part-time safety man 1 full-time safety man Hazardous Workplace Non-hazardous Workplace . full time or part-time depending on the number of workers employed. no.

.TRAINING OF PERSONNEL IN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH • 1033: Training and Personnel Complement: (Cont…) (3) Duties of the Safety Man: A part-time safetyman shall be allotted at least 4 hours per week to perform the duties as safetyman. (4) The employment of a full-time safety man may not be required if the employer enters into a written contract with a qualified consultant or consulting organization.Training & Personnel Complement RULE 1030 .

a health and safety committee shall be organized within sixty (60) days after this Standards takes effect and for new establishments within one (1) month from the date the business starts operating.HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE • 1041: General Requirements: In every place of employment. .Health and Safety Committee RULE 1040 . In both cases the Committee shall reorganize every January of the following year.

Physician & Sec.400 100 . Nurse & Sec. 2W) & Sec.HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE  1042: Types & Composition of Health & Safety Committee: No. Members (2S. 4W). of Workers > 400 >200 . A B C D E TYPE 2> under 1Bldg.Health and Safety Committee RULE 1040 .200 <100 Team Composition Chairman. Members (3W). Physician or Nurse & Sec. Nurse & Sec. 3W). 3W). Chairman. Chairman. Members (1 S. . Members (1 F. Chairman. Chairman. Members (2 DH.

(4) Reviews reports of inspection. accident investigations & implementation of program. . The principal duties of the Committee are: (1) Plans & develops accident prevention programs. (2) Directs the accident prevention efforts in accordance with the safety programs.01: Health and Safety Committee: The Committee is the planning & policymaking group in all matters pertaining to safety and health. (3) Conducts safety meetings at least once a month. safety performance and government regulations in order to prevent accidents.Health and Safety Committee RULE 1040 .HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE • 1043: Duties of the Health and Safety Committee: 1043.

. inspecting authorities in the proper conduct of their activities.Health and Safety Committee RULE 1040 .01: Health and Safety Committee: (5) Submits reports to the manager on its meetings & activities. (6) Provides necessary assistance to gov’t. (8) Develops and maintains a disaster contingency plan and organizes such emergency service units as may be necessary to handle disaster situations pursuant to the emergency preparedness manual for establishments of the Office of Civil Defense.HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE • 1043: Duties of the Health and Safety Committee: 1043. (7) Initiates & supervises safety training for employees.

The term of office of the worker members in Type A and Type B may be for two (2) years each. . may all be one (1) year. in Type C. D and E Committees. physician or nurse and the safety man shall be permanent members of the committee.HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE • 1044: Term of Office of Members: 1044.01: Health and Safety Committee: The term of office of the department head in the committee may be one (1) year. The chairman.Health and Safety Committee RULE 1040 .

Date of accident or illness. b. d. sex and age. c.Records of Accidents • 1054: Keeping of Records: (1) The employer shall maintain & keep an accident or illness record which shall be open at all times for inspection to authorized personnel containing the following min. Assigned causes of accident or illness. data: a. . Occupation of injured or ill employee at the time of accident or illness. Name of injured or ill employee.

f. kind and extent of damage. including estimated or actual cost. Period of disability (actual and/or charged).Records of Accidents • 1054: Keeping of Records: (Cont…) e. Extent and nature of disability. Whether accident involved damaged to materials. . Record of initial notice and/or report to the Regional Labor Office or authorized representative. equipment or machinery. and h. g.

Records of Accidents • 1054: Keeping of Records: (Cont…) (2) The employer shall accomplish an Annual Work Accident/Illness Exposure Data Report in duplicate using the prescribed form DOLE/BWC/HSD-IP-6b. . which shall be submitted to the Bureau copy furnished the Regional Labor Office or duly authorized representative having jurisdiction on or before the 30th day of the month following the end of each calendar year.

2.3. No.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.) Standard Measurements Selection of Voltage Ratings of Distribution Equipment DSC-PDC-014 (5. Ref.2) The Distribution Utility shall consider the maximum estimated Voltage Swell in the selection of the voltage ratings of Distribution Equipment. . 3rd NR Measurements: Procedures and criteria for selection of voltage ratings of Distribution Equipment. (PDC Sect.

Distributor’s Statement of Compliance
R or NR Prio’ty.

Ref. No.
(PDC Sect.)

Standard Measurements

Transient Overvoltage Suppression Devices in the Distribution System
DSC-PDC-015 (5.2.8.1; 5.2.8.2; 6.5.2.2)

The Distribution System and the User System shall be designed and operated to include devices that will mitigate the effects of transient overvoltage on the Distribution System and the User System.

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Measurements:
Design procedures and criteria for selection and coordination of insulation Equipment (e.g., transformers, CB, fuses, DS, CT/PT, coupling devices, etc.)

Distributor’s Statement of Compliance
R or NR Prio’ty.

Ref. No.
(PDC Sect.)

Standard Measurements Protection of the Distribution System
The Distribution System shall be designed and operated with sufficient protection to ensure safety and to limit the frequency and duration of interruptions to End-Users.

DSC-PDC-016 (5.2.9.1; 5.2.9; 7.2.1.4)

Measurements:
Protection policy, requirements, and procedures shall include but not limited to fault clearance time and auto reclosing. All Distribution Equipment and devices shall be properly coordinated and adequately protected.

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Distributor’s Statement of Compliance
R or NR Prio’ty.

Ref. No.
(PDC Sect.)

Standard Measurements

Fault Levels Information in the Distribution System
DSC-PDC-017 (5.2.10.1; 5.2.10.2; 6.3.3.3)

The Distribution Utility shall inform the User of the designed and the existing fault levels of the Distribution System at the Connection Point.

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Short circuit reports shall contain the designed and existing fault levels at each Connection Point to be considered by the User in the design of the User System.

1st NR Measurements: Grounding method used in the Distribution System and standards and specifications for compliance of Users shall be readily available to Users.11. Ref.11) The DU shall inform the User of the grounding method used in the Distribution System. .2. 5.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. No. The specification of Distribution Equipment shall consider the maximum Voltage Swell that will be imposed on the Equipment during faults involving ground.) Standard Measurements Grounding Method Used in the Distribution System DSC-PDC-018 (5.1. (PDC Sect.2.

2. This Standard is applicable only to DU with an agreement with at least one (1) User regarding telemetry.12) The DU shall provide.2. 3rd NR . Measurements: Telemetry outstation and all associated Equipment needed to monitor the User System shall be provided. 5.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.) Standard Measurements Monitoring and Control of Equipment for User System DSC-PDC-019 (5. Ref. and maintain the telemetry outstation and all associated Equipment needed to monitor the User System. installed.12. No.2. install. and maintained. (PDC Sect.

2.) Standard Measurements Standards for Equipment in the Distribution System DSC-PDC-020 (5. (PDC Sect.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.2. No. Measurements: All Equipment at the Connection Point of the Distribution System shall be designed.1. Ref. 5.13. 1st NR .13) All Equipment at the Connection Point shall comply with the requirements of the IEC Standards or their equivalent national standards. manufactured and tested in accordance with the requirements of the IEC Standards or their equivalent national standards.

(PDC Sect. Records of testing and maintenance of equipment at all Connection Points of the Dist.2) Measurements: Test results & maintenance records of equipment in all Connection Points of the Dist. Sys. shall readily be available to determine completeness of records.14. shall be listed.) Standard Measurements Maintenance Logbook for the Equipment in the Distribution System The DU shall maintain a logbook containing the test results and maintenance records relating to its equipment at the Connection Point and shall make this logbook available when requested by the User. DSC-PDC-021 (5. No. Sys. Ref.2.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. 1st R .

No. 5.3 of the PDC.3. .3. Ref. (PDC Sect.5.3) The DU shall establish the procedure for the processing of applications for connection or modification of an existing connection to the Distribution System.9.) Standard Measurements Application for New Connection or Modification of Existing Connection to the Distribution System DSC-PDC-022 (5. 1st NR Measurements: Procedures and requirements for application of new connection or modification of existing connection to the Distribution System shall be consistent with Article 5.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.1. 5.

6 of the PDC. Measurements: Procedures and forms for preparation of Fixed Asset Boundary Documents for Equipment at the Connection Point of the Distribution System shall be in accordance with Article 5.1. 5. No.3.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.6. 1st NR .) Standard Measurements Fixed Asset Boundary Document for Equipment in the Distribution System DSC-PDC-023 (5. (PDC Sect.6) The Distribution Utility shall establish the procedure and forms required for the preparation of the Fixed Asset Boundary Documents. Ref.

7.1.1. 5. Ref. 1st NR . Electrical Diagrams for all the Connection Points of the Distribution System shall be completed. 5.) Standard Measurements Electrical Diagrams for the Equipment in the Distribution System The DU shall specify the procedure and format to be followed in the preparation of the Electrical Diagrams for any Connection Point.7) Measurements: Procedures and forms for preparation of Electrical Diagrams at the Connection Point of the Distribution System shall be in accordance w/ Art. No. (PDC Sect. DSC-PDC-024 (5.7 of the PDC.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.

8) The DU shall specify the procedures and formats to be followed in the preparation of the Connection Point Drawings for any Connection Point.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.1. 1st NR Measurements: Procedures and forms for preparation of Connection Point Drawings at the Connection Point of the Distribution System shall be in accordance with Article 5. No.8.1.) Standard Measurements Connection Point Drawing in the Distribution System DSC-PDC-025 (5. .8 of the PDC. (PDC Sect. Ref. 5.

1st NR .3.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. Data relating to Connection Point and User System for all the Connection Points of the Distribution System shall be completed.9 of the PDC. No. (PDC Sect.9. DSC-PDC-026 (5. Ref.9) Measurements: Procedures and forms for submission of Distribution System Data to be registered shall be in accordance with Article 5. 5.) Standard Measurements User Data Registration The DU shall develop the forms for all data to be submitted in accordance with an application for a Connection Agreement or an Amended Connection Agreement.

5) The DU shall consolidate and maintain the Dist.2.5 of the PDC.5.2.4 and 6. and (c) Registered Equipment Data.1. (PDC Sect. 6. (b) Estimated Equipment Data.1. 6.4. 6.2.) Standard Measurements Maintenance of Distribution Planning Data Bank DSC-PDC-027 (6. No. 1st R Measurements: Procedures for collection and updating of Distribution Planning Data shall be in accordance with Articles 6. .Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. Planning Data according to the ff. categories: (a) Forecast Data. Ref.

Ref. 6.3) 1st R Measurements: Distribution Development Plan (DDP) prepared during the preceding year shall be submitted to the DOE.) Standard Measurements Submission of DDP The Distribution Utility shall develop and submit its DDP annually to the Department of Energy (DOE).2.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. (PDC Sect. A copy of the DDP shall also be submitted to the DMC. In the case of an Electric Cooperative. NEA.2. and DMC.5. .5. such plan shall also be submitted through the National Electrification Administration (NEA).2. DSC-PDC-028 (6. 6. No.

No. reliability analysis and economic/ financial analysis.1.) Standard Measurements Distribution Planning Studies The DU shall conduct distribution planning studies to ensure the safety and reliability of the Distribution System.3.3) Measurements: Procedures for conducting Distribution Planning studies. for conducting Distribution Planning and impact studies 1st R .Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. 6. DSC-PDC-029 (6. but are not limited to voltage drop analysis. system loss analysis. (PDC Sect. Ref. short circuit analysis.1. Analytical tools shall include.

including communications channels . (PDC Sect. No.) Standard Measurements Distribution Operating Procedures DSC-PDC-030 (7. Ref.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.2. 1st NR Measurements: Distribution operating procedures.1.4) The DU is responsible for ensuring that safe and economic distribution operating procedures are always followed. 7.5.

1) Measurements: Records of Distribution operations (Monthly Operations Reports) shall be submitted to the DMC using the prescribed format by the ERC as adopted by the DMC on a quarterly basis pursuant to DMC Resolution No.) Standard Measurements Submission of Monthly Reports The DU shall prepare and submit to the DMC monthly reports on distribution operation.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. No. Ref. (PDC Sect. 32.4. DSC-PDC-031 (7. 1st R . series of 2009.3.

No.4. (PDC Sect.3.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.) Standard Measurements Submission of SIR The DU shall submit to the DMC the Significant Incident Reports prepared pursuant to the provisions of Section 7. Measurements: DSC-PDC-032 (7.7.2) Records of Significant Incidents in the Distribution System (all Significant Incident Reports) shall be submitted to the DMC using the prescribed format under the DMC SIR Procedures approved by ERC through Resolution No. Ref.2 of the PDC. 5 series of 2010 “Resolution Adopting the Distribution Management Committee Significant Incident Reporting Procedures” 1st R .

1st R Measurements: Records of Distribution operations (Annual Operations Report) shall be submitted to the DMC using the ERC DU-MO2 prescribed template.3) The DU shall prepare and submit to the DMC an Annual Operations Report. This report shall include the Significant Incidents on the Distribution System that had a material effect on the Distribution System or the System of any User. (PDC Sect. Ref.3.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.4. .) Standard Measurements Submission of Annual Operations Report DSC-PDC-033 (7. No.

Maint.5.5) Measurements: Records of Maint. Ref. shall be in accordance w/ Sect.1. Maint. Prog.5. No. and Monthly Maintenance Program . based on forecasted demand. & requests for maintenance schedule: Records of procedures for preparing the Dist. Prog.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.) Standard Measurements Distribution Maintenance Program The DU shall prepare the ff. User’s provisional Maint. 1st R DSC-PDC-034 (7. Dist. Prog’s. Annual Maintenance Program. shall include the ff: Three (3)-year Maintenance Program.1 of the PDC. (PDC Sect. 7.2. Prog’s. 7.2.1. 7.1.

2. (PDC Sect.6) The Distribution Utility shall implement Demand Control when the System Operator has issued a Red Alert Notice due to a generation deficiency in the Grid or when a Multiple Outage Contingency resulted in island grid operation.1.) Standard Measurements Distribution Demand and Voltage Control Program DSC-PDC-035 (7.1.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.6. No. 1st NR Measurements: Records of procedures for Demand Control.1. . 7. Records shall include responses to the instructions of the System Operator. Ref. 7.6.

including their business and home phone numbers. in case of an emergency.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. which lists all parties to be notified. No. DSC-PDC-036 (7. maintained and distributed.7.7) 2nd NR Measurements: Manual of Distribution Emergency Procedures shall be developed. 7. (PDC Sect. and shall include procedures to be observed during emergency drills.) Standard Measurements Distribution Emergency Procedures The DU shall develop and maintain a Manual of Distribution Emergency Procedures.1. Ref. .3.

Measurements: Emergency drills conducted during the preceding year. Ref. 2nd R . No. If an emergency drill has not been conducted yet. schedules and detailed instructions for the emergency drill shall be provided.) Standard Measurements Distribution Emergency Drills DSC-PDC-037 (7.4.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.7) Emergency drills shall be conducted at least once a year to familiarize all personnel responsible for emergencies.1. (PDC Sect.7. 7.

maintenance and cancellation of safety precautions on MV and HV Equipment when work 2nd or testing is to be carried out on the Distribution System or the User System.) Standard Measurements Safety Coordination Procedures for Safety Precautions DSC-PDC-038 (7.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.1.5. NR Measurements: Records of procedures for implementing Safety Precautions shall be in accordance with Article 7.8 of the PDC . 7. (PDC Sect.8) Safety Coordination Procedures shall be established for the coordination. establishment.8. No. Ref.

1) The DU shall. from time to time.9.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. No.2. 3.) Standard Measurements Power Quality Testing & Monitoring in the Distribution System DSC-PDC-039 (7. 3rd NR Measurements: Procedures and schedule of monitoring of Power Quality of selected nodes of the Distribution System.1. .1.9. 7. Ref. (PDC Sect. determine the need to test and/or monitor the Power Quality at various points on its Distribution System.

9.2) The DU shall.1. Ref. No. from time to time. monitor the effect of the User System on the Distribution System. 7.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. (PDC Sect.9.) Standard Measurements Monitoring of Effect of User System on the Distribution System DSC-PDC-040 (7. .2. 3rd R Measurements: Procedures and schedule of monitoring the effect of the User System on the Distribution System.

Tests shall be in accordance with Article 7.1. (PDC Sect.10. Sys. Sys. 7. Procedures shall describe the details of the requirements for the Sys. Sys. shall be carried out in a manner that shall not endanger any personnel or the general public.) Standard Measurements System Tests on the Distribution System or the User System System Tests w/c involve the simulation of conditions or the controlled application of unusual or extreme conditions that may have an impact to the Dist.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. Test Program and Sys. Test Group.1. No.10) 1st NR Measurements: Records of procedures for implementing Sys. Test Request. DSC-PDC-041 (7. or the User Sys. Ref. .10 of the PDC. Test Report.

DSC-PDC-042 (7.11. 7. No.11) Measurements: Records of procedures to confirm the capability of Embedded Generating Units shall be in accordance w/ Article 7.1. Units Tests shall be conducted.1. in accordance with the agreed procedures and standards to confirm the compliance. 1st NR .10 of the PGC & Article 7. Capability Tests shall be conducted for all Embedded Generating Units w/in the Distribution System.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty.11 of the PDC. (PDC Sect.) Standard Measurements Capability Tests Procedures for Embedded Gen. Ref.

) Standard Measurements Std.1. notices and other documents DSC-PDC-043 (7.12.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. Ref. 7.12. No. Records of all Site and Equipment shall be with assigned identification according to the Standard System for Site and Equipment Identification.12.1.1) Measurements: Procedures for Standard System for Site and Equipment Identification shall be in accordance with Section 7. for Site & Equip’t. (PDC Sect. 3rd NR . Sys. distribution operation instructions. Connection Point drawings.1 of the PDC. ID The DU shall develop and establish a Standard System for Site and Equipment Identification to be used in identifying any site or equipment in all electrical diagrams.

1.) Standard Measurements Std.12.12. (PDC Sect.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. sizes of character. No. labeling Sys. .12. and colors of labels to identify the Sites and Equipment. which specifies the dimension. Ref.2 of the PDC.2) 3rd NR Measurements: Procedures for labeling the Sites and Equipment in the Distribution System shall be in accordance with Section 7.2. DSC-PDC-044 (7. 7. for Site & Equip’t. ID The Distribution Utility shall develop and establish a Standard Labeling System.

ID. (PDC Sect. DSC-PDC-045 (7.2.2) Measurements: All Sites and Equipment in the Distribution System shall be certified and labeled indicating the dates and persons in-charge of labeling in accordance with the Standard System for Site and Equipment Identification and Labeling. 3rd NR . Ref.) Standard Measurements Installation of Site & Equip’t. The Distribution Utility or the User shall be responsible for the provision and installation of a clear and unambiguous label showing the Site and Equipment Identification at their respective System.Distributor’s Statement of Compliance R or NR Prio’ty. No.12.

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Compliance within 1 year Second Priority .PRIORITIZATION • • • First Priority . compliance within 5 years after its current regulatory reset ECs under the RSEC-WR.Compliance within 3 years Third Priority . ERC decision on their performance standard would prevail .Compliance within 5 years Note: DUs under PBR.

First Priority Reference DSC-PDC-008 DSC-PDC-009 DSC-PDC-010 DSC-PDC-012 DSC-PDC-013 DSC-PDC-015 DSC-PDC-016 DSC-PDC-017 DSC-PDC-018 Standard Interruption Report System Loss Report Technical Loss Reduction Safety Procedures Safety Reports Transient Overvoltage Protection of the Dist. System Fault Levels Grounding Method .

First Priority Reference DSC-PDC-020 DSC-PDC-021 DSC-PDC-022 DSC-PDC-023 DSC-PDC-024 DSC-PDC-025 DSC-PDC-026 DSC-PDC-027 DSC-PDC-028 Standard Standards for Equipment Maintenance Logbook Application for New Connection Fixed Asset Boundary Electrical Diagram Connection Point Drawing User Data Registration Planning Data Bank DDP .

First Priority Reference DSC-PDC-029 DSC-PDC-030 DSC-PDC-031 DSC-PDC-032 DSC-PDC-033 DSC-PDC-034 DSC-PDC-035 DSC-PDC-041 DSC-PDC-042 Standard Distribution Planning Studies Operating procedure Submission of Monthly Reports Submission of SIR Annual Operations Report Maintenance Program Demand & Voltage Control System Tests Capability Tests Total 27 .

Second Priority Reference DSC-PDC-011 DSC-PDC-036 DSC-PDC-037 DSC-PDC-038 Standard Customer Service Program Emergency Procedures Emergency Drills Safety Coordination Total 4 .

Third Priority Reference DSC-PDC-001 DSC-PDC-002 DSC-PDC-003 DSC-PDC-004 DSC-PDC-005 DSC-PDC-006 DSC-PDC-007 Standard Long Duration Voltage Variation Voltage Sags THD TDD Voltage Unbalance Flicker Severity Short Duration Peak .

Third Priority Reference DSC-PDC-014 DSC-PDC-019 DSC-PDC-039 DSC-PDC-040 DSC-PDC-043 DSC-PDC-044 DSC-PDC-045 Standard Voltage Ratings Equipment Monitoring & Control Power Quality Testing Monitoring of the Effect of User System Equipment Identification Labeling System for Site and Equipment Installation of Site and Equipment Identification Total 14 .

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.Reportorial Requirements  DUs shall submit its Distributor’s Compliance Monitoring Report using the prescribed template (Annex “A”).

Distributor’s Compliance Monitoring Report .

. b) Measurements by which the compliance of the reporting entity with the Standard will be assessed.Reportorial Requirements • The Report shall specify. but not limited to. financial standards or other requirements of the PDC. the following: a) Standard or the prescribed technical specifications. performance standards.

but not limited to. and d) Definite activities or projects to be implemented by the DU to fully comply with the requirements of the PDC.Reportorial Requirements • The Report shall specify. . the following: (Cont…) c) Self-assessment and certification of the reporting entity concerning its degree or level of compliance with the Standard.

Reportorial Requirements  The DU shall assess the applicability of the Standard to its Distribution System(s). The degree of compliance with the Standard can be:   Full Compliance . the self-assessed degree or level of compliance shall be indicated in the Report.Not in compliance with one or more of the requirements of this Standard but has definite plan and schedule to correct all violations or complete all requirements. and Non-Compliance . . If the Standard is applicable.Complies with all the requirements of the Standard.

. Table 2 indicates the recurring & the non-recurring Standard. procedures and systems to comply with technical standards. should there be any amendments to the required supporting information and/or documents. The non-recurring Standard is a Standard that requires establishment of policies.Reportorial Requirements   Where the DU is in full compliance with the non-recurring Standard. However. these shall submitted as part of the Report. the DU shall submit any proof of compliance in lieu of the required supporting information and/or documents.

. for New Con’tn. App’tn. Fixed Asset Boundary Electrical Diagrams Safety Records & Rpts.RECURRING DSC-PDC-001 DSC-PDC-002 DSC-PDC-005 DSC-PDC-006 DSC-PDC-007 DSC-PDC-008 DSC-PDC-009 DSC-PDC-010 DSC-PDC-013 DSC-PDC-017 DSC-PDC-021 DSC-PDC-027 DSC-PDC-028 Voltage Variations Voltage Sags Voltage Unbalance Flicker Severity Short Duration Peaks Interruption Reports System Loss Report Loss Reduction Fault Levels Maintenance Logbook Planning Data DDP KVAR NON-RECURRING DSC-PDC-003 DSC-PDC-004 DSC-PDC-011 DSC-PDC-012 DSC-PDC-014 DSC-PDC-015 DSC-PDC-016 DSC-PDC-018 DSC-PDC-019 DSC-PDC-020 DSC-PDC-022 DSC-PDC-023 DSC-PDC-024 THD TDD Cust. Service Program PEC & OSHS Voltage Ratings Transient Overvoltage Protection Grounding Method Monitoring & Control Standards for Equip’t.

Cont’l.D.D. Draw’g. Labeling System Installation of I. Maintenance Program Emergency Drills Effect of User System Tests NON-RECURRING DSC-PDC-025 DSC-PDC-026 DSC-PDC-030 DSC-PDC-035 DSC-PDC-036 DSC-PDC-038 DSC-PDC-039 DSC-PDC-042 DSC-PDC-043 DSC-PDC-044 DSC-PDC-045 Connection Pt. Emergency Procedures Emergency Drills Power Quality Tests Procedures Site & Equipment I. .RECURRING DSC-PDC-029 DSC-PDC-031 DSC-PDC-032 DSC-PDC-033 DSC-PDC-034 DSC-PDC-037 DSC-PDC-040 DSC-PDC-041 Planning Studies Monthly Reports SIR Annual Operations Rpt. User Data Registration Operating Procedures Demand & Volt.

Reportorial Requirements  Where the Standard is not applicable to the reporting entity or the reporting entity is not in full compliance with the Standard. the reporting entity shall explain the reasons for such conditions. .

programs. actions taken or to be taken & other information that demonstrate the compliance of the reporting entity with the Standard. through the DMC. reports. These shall include documentations containing procedures.Reportorial Requirements  The DU entity shall ensure that supporting information and/or documents to justify its selfassessment of compliance w/ the Standard are readily available for verification & inspection by the ERC. records. plans. .

. through the DMC.Reportorial Requirements  The Distributor’s Compliance Monitoring Report shall be certified by the authorized person of the reporting entity and shall be submitted under oath to the ERC.

the Distributor’s Compliance Monitoring Report (in hard and electronic copies). indicating its performance for the preceding calendar year against the minimum Standards provided in the PDC.Procedures for Reporting 4.1 Reporting  A reporting entity shall submit to the ERC not later than May 31 of each year.2. .

3 of these Rules. .2 Self-Assessment  A reporting entity shall conduct selfassessment through periodic monitoring of its compliance with the Standards of the PDC and provide in a form and manner and at such times as may be requested by the ERC.Procedures for Reporting 4.2. Distributor’s Compliance Monitoring Report under oath as set out in Section 4.2.

3 Record Keeping  A DU shall maintain records of compliance and shall be available anytime for inspection. . A DU shall maintain detailed records of all technical and economic evaluation conducted to comply w/ the requirements set out in Chapter 6 the PDC.Procedures for Reporting 4.2.

.3 Record Keeping (Cont…)  All submitted reports shall be kept by the DMC and made available to the ERC upon request for a period of five (5) years.2.Procedures for Reporting 4.

including spot inspections. .Procedures for Reporting 4.2. shall conduct annual Compliance Audit in random manner. to monitor compliance of the reporting entity with the Standards of the PDC.4 Compliance Audit  The ERC. through the DMC.

4 Compliance Audit (Cont…)  The DU will be provided with a 60-day notification and all the necessary documents required by the Audit Team. .2.Procedures for Reporting 4.

in conjunction with evidence provided.  .Procedures for Reporting 4. provide additional information to clarify data previously supplied to the Audit Team.4 Compliance Audit (Cont…)  The Audit Team will review the DU’s evidence of compliance with all the applicable Standards of the PDC with the technical personnel of the reporting entity and as required.2. will be the basis in validating compliance with the PDC. Interviews supplied to the Audit Team.

2.Procedures for Reporting 4.  The Audit Team . . the Audit Team shall conduct exit briefing with the reporting entity to discuss the preliminary audit findings and feedback from the reporting entity.composed of DMC Board Members with DMC technical support staff.4 Compliance Audit (Cont…)  At the end of the Compliance Audit.

Procedures for Reporting 4.2.5 Budget  Budget for the conduct of the monitoring and Compliance Audit by the ERC. shall be included in the annual budget of the DMC. through DMC. .

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. as amended.Final Provisions • 5.1 Administrative Sanctions Violation of these Rules shall be subject to the imposition of fines and penalties in accordance with the “Guidelines to Govern the Imposition of Administrative Sanctions in the form of Fines and Penalties Pursuant to Section 46 of EPIRA”.

Final Provisions • 5.2 Separability If for any reason. any provision of these Rules is declared unconstitutional or invalid by final judgment of a competent court. the other parts or provisions hereof which were not affected thereby shall continue to be in full force and effect. .

4 Effectivity These Rules shall take effect immediately upon publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the country and upon posting electronically. • 5. Let copies of these Rules be furnished the University of the Philippines Law Center-Office of the National Administrative Register (UPLC-ONAR) and all concerned Distribution Utilities.Final Provisions • 5. June 21. Pasig City. .3 Repealing Clause Any rule or regulation inconsistent with the provisions of these Rules is hereby repealed and modified accordingly. 2011.

No. II. and III. No need of creation of a new position. Series 2006 A Resolution Clarifying Issues on the Appointment of a RCO and Prescribing the Duties and Responsibilities (Cont…) I.ERC Res. Replacement of RCO should not be more frequent than once every 2 years & such replacement would only bind the ERC after 7 days from its receipt of the notice of replacement. . as what was required is merely to designate one of its senior officers to function as such. 19. No specific requirement as long as he could function as an Internal Coordinator within the regulated entity for purposes of complying with ERC issuances.

1. Assuring the timely compliance of the regulated entity to pertinent ERC issuances. Monitoring of ERC issuances. 2. . 19. 3. Series 2006 A Resolution Clarifying Issues on the Appointment of a RCO and Prescribing the Duties and Responsibilities (Cont…) The duties and responsibilities of the RCO are. Participation in the Mandatory Regulatory Education Program (MREP) courses.ERC Res. No.

Series 2006 A Resolution Clarifying Issues on the Appointment of a RCO and Prescribing the Duties and Responsibilities (Cont…) The duties and responsibilities of the RCO are. 6. 4. . 5. 19. No. Attending RCO meetings/ seminars/ conferences scheduled by the ERC. Recipient of all general guidelines/issuances of the ERC. wherein the receipt of RCO is receipt of the regulated entity rule applies. and Such other duties and responsibilities that the ERC may.ERC Res. from time to time prescribe.

1 Any party that has evidence that any other party has violated or is violating any provision of the Distribution Code may file a complaint to the DMC who shall initiate an enforcement process.DISTRIBUTION CODE ENFORCEMENT 2. The ERC may also direct the DMC to begin the enforcement process.1 Enforcement Process 2.5 DISTRIBUTION CODE ENFORCEMENT AND REVISION PROCESS 2.5.5. The DMC may initiate the enforcement process even if no complaint has been filed but it has information on possible Distribution Code violations. .1.

and penalties to the ERC. including the recommended course of action. it shall document the charges against the offending party and submit a report.5. its reaction to the alleged violation and to state whether or not it shall comply with the course of action recommended by the DMC. within 30 days from receipt of the notice from the DMC. and (d) If the DMC is not satisfied with the response. (c) If the DMC is satisfied with the response. including the recommended course of action. it shall make a report. 2. fines. (b) The offending party shall respond in writing.5.DISTRIBUTION CODE ENFORCEMENT • 2.2 The steps of the enforcement process are as follows: .1 Enforcement Process (Cont…) (a) The DMC shall send a written notice to the offending party with the specifics of the alleged violation and the recommended course of action needed to correct the alleged violation. to the ERC who shall render the final decision on the matter.1.

Fines and Penalties .

Outline  ERC Guidelines of 2002  ERC Resolution No. Series of 2009 . Series of 2005  ERC Resolution No. 13. 03.

GUIDELINES TO GOVERN THE IMPOSITION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SANCTIONS IN THE FORM OF FINES AND PENALTIES PURSUANT TO SECTION 46 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9136 .

ADMINISTRATIVE SANCTIONS ARTICLE IV – CONTEMPT ARTICLE V .SCOPE & DEFINITION OF TERMS ARTICLE III .EFFECTIVITY .Salient Features ARTICLE I .COMPROMISE SETTLEMENT ARTICLE VI .KEY FUNCTIONS OF THE ERC ARTICLE II .

without any justifiable reason.Article III – Administrative Sanctions SECTION 4. .000 plus P100 a day for every day of violation shall be imposed upon any person who fails. to submit documents and other documents required and deemed material and pertinent by the ERC. NON-SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS  A penalty P50.

including but not limited to the following: a) Operating as a Generation Company/Facility without a valid Certificate of Compliance (COC) and appropriate clearances. orders. A fine of P100. b) Failure to provide open and non-discriminatory access to the Transmission and Distribution System.000 plus P100 a day for every day of violation shall be imposed upon any person who has been found to have committed a violation of any of the provisions of the Act and its IRR. Orders. Non-Compliance w/ the Provisions of the Act and its IRR. as and when prescribed/required.Article III – Administrative Sanctions SECTION 5. . regulations. Resolutions & Other Laws of the ERC. the Philippine Grid and Distribution Codes and rules. resolutions and other laws the implementation and enforcement of which are assigned to the ERC. Grid & Distribution Codes & Rules. Regulations.

Resolutions & Other Laws of the ERC. (Cont…) c) Non-compliance with the prescribed technical specifications and performance standards. Grid & Distribution Codes & Rules. . d) Non-submission of a plan to comply with technical specifications prescribed by the Grid or Distribution Codes and/or failure to implement said plan within three (3) years from the effectivity of the said Codes. Orders. Non-Compliance w/ the Provisions of the Act and its IRR.Article III – Administrative Sanctions SECTION 5. Regulations. e) Operating as an Electricity Supplier without a valid license or permit. f) Failure to file an application for unbundling of rates.

j) Failure of the Distribution Utility to adopt and implement a lifeline rate. h) Failure to file duly negotiated Transition Supply Contracts within the time prescribed by law. Regulations. . Orders. (Cont…) g) Operating as a Transmission or Distribution Utility without a valid Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN).Article III – Administrative Sanctions SECTION 5. i) Failure to implement the mandated rate reduction. Grid & Distribution Codes & Rules. Resolutions & Other Laws of the ERC. Non-Compliance w/ the Provisions of the Act and its IRR.

rules and regulations. ISSUANCE OF NOTICE AND WARNING  The penalty shall be imposed only after the offender has been duly informed in writing of said violation. . The imposition of any administrative sanction is without prejudice to any criminal action that may be filed. has been given an opportunity to present an explanation and has been duly warned of the consequences of said violation. under existing laws.Article III – Administrative Sanctions SECTION 6. if warranted.

Article III – Administrative Sanctions SECTION 7.  A penalty not lower than P50. ANTI-COMPETITIVE ACTS.000 shall be imposed upon any person who has been found. rules and regulations. price or market manipulation or other unfair trade practices. if warranted.000. to have engaged in any anti-competitive act including but not limited to cross-ownership. . under existing laws.000 but not exceeding P50. requirement of divestment or disgorgement of excess profits and any criminal action that may be filed. after due notice and hearing. cross-subsidization. issuance of injunctions. This monetary sanction shall be without prejudice to the imposition of price controls.

.000 shall be imposed upon any DU w/c has been found to have committed fraud or misrepresentation in connection w/ its failure to comply with its obligation to mitigate potential stranded contract costs as provided under Section 33 of the Act and Rule 17 of its IRR.Article III – Administrative Sanctions SECTION 8. FRAUD OR MISREPRESENTATION • A penalty not lower than P50. This monetary sanction shall be w/o prejudice to the requirement of divestment or disgorgement of excess profits and any criminal action that may be filed. rules and regulations.000 but not exceeding P50.000. under existing laws. if warranted.

7 and 8 hereof shall be a ground for ERC to recommend to Congress the revocation of the franchise or privilege granted to the offender. REVOCATION OF FRANCHISE OR PRIVILEGE • The repeated commission of violations provided under Sections 5.Article III – Administrative Sanctions SECTION 9. .

000.10% of the basic amount of penalty b)Three (3) months to six (6) months – 50% of the basic amount of penalty. Series of 2009 “RESOLUTION AMENDING THE GUIDELINES TO GOVERN THE IMPOSITION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SANCTIONS IN THE FORM OF FINES AND PENALTIES PURSUANT TO SECTION 46 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. Article III of the GUIDELINES TO GOVERN THE IMPOSITION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SANCTIONS IN THE FORM OF FINES AND PENALTIES PURSUANT TO SECTION 46 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO.000. 2002.00 a)More than 1 (one) month but less than three (3) months . 9136” • Amends Sections 4 and 5.00 PhP100. of Violation 1st violation 2nd and 3rd violations 4th and subsequent violations Basic Amount of Additional Penalty to be Imposed for the Delay in the Penalty Compliance from Notification PhP50. No.00 PhP200.50% of the basic amount of penalty for every month of delay . 03. 9136 ("Guidelines") approved on May 17.Resolution No.000. c)More than six (6) months .

Resolution No. 03, Series of 2009
• If the reports/documents submitted contain fraudulent information/data, the same shall be treated as non-compliance with the preceding paragraph and shall be subject to the following sanctions:
No. of Violation
1st violation 2nd violation 3rd violation and subsequent violations

Basic Amount of Penalty
PhP200,000.00 PhP300,000.00 a) PhP500,000.00 and Cancellation of the Certificate of Public Convenience and b) Necessity (CPCN), License and the Franchise for Consortium c)

Additional Penalty
50% of the basic amount of penalty if there were Financial benefits that may be derived as a result of the violation 75% of the basic amount of penalty if the violation is intended to conceal illegal acts 100% of the basic amount of penalty if the violation directly affects the consumers

Resolution No. 03, Series of 2009
• The official or personnel of the juridical entity solely responsible for the submission of the fraudulent reports shall be subject to the following sanctions:
No. of Violation 1st violation 2nd violation 3rd and subsequent violations Amount of Penalty PhP100,000.00 PhP200,000.00 PhP400,000.00

The responsible officer being referred to, are those who have directly participated in, or have authorized the preparation of such reports/documents. No compromise agreement shall be allowed in cases where the same violation was committed more than once.

Resolution No. 03, Series of 2009
SECTION 5. NON COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE ACT AND ITS IRR, GRID AND DISTRIBUTION CODES, RULES, REGULATIONS, ORDERS, RESOLUTIONS AND OTHER LAWS OF THE ERC.

Any person who has been found to have committed a violation of any provisions of the Act and its IRR, the Philippine Grid and Distribution Codes (PGDC), rules, regulations, orders, resolutions and other laws the implementation and enforcement of which are delegated to the ERC, including but not limited to the following, shall be subject to the following sanctions:

03.000. of violation Basic Amount of Penalty Imposed for Any Willful Delay in the Implementation 1st and 2nd violation PhP100.000.00 of penalty if the compliance 5th and subsequent PhP500. penalty if the compliance License and the was made after two (2) Franchise for months from notice Consortium b) 100% of the basic amount of penalty if the compliance was made after three (3) months from notice. Series of 2009 Additional Penalty Shall be No.Resolution No. .000.00and was made after one (1) violations Cancellation of the month from notice Certificate of Public Convenience and b) 50% of the basic amount of Necessity (CPCN).00 a) 10% of the basic amount 3rd and 4th violation PhP300.

Thank You .

ph North Luzon South Luzon Visayas Mindanao nluzdu@gmcdmc.ph sluzdu@gmcdmc.ph visdu@gmcdmc. San Miguel Avenue.ph mindu@gmcdmc.Distribution Management Committee 20th Floor Pacific Center Bldg..ph Telefax: (02) 638 2599 Mobile: 0917 511 7564 . Ortigas Center www.gmcdmc.