Meralco renews support to DOTr projects

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The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) reaffirms its commitment to support the government’s transportation infrastructure development efforts.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • How will Meralco continue its support for DOTr’s infrastructure projects?

    Meralco plans to continue its support for DOTr’s infrastructure projects by continuing pole relocation and energization activities.
  • What are some of the pole relocation projects Meralco is undertaking?

    One of the pole relocation projects of Meralco is for the ongoing construction of the NAIAxEDSA Tramo Connecting Ramp and Skyway Stage 4.
  • Meralco President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Atty. Ray Espinosa confirmed the power distributor’s assistance through continuing pole relocation and energization activities in support of the agency’s ongoing and planned transportation projects geared towards greatly benefiting the public.

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    “As the country’s largest power distribution utility, Meralco is cognizant of the importance of stable and reliable electric service in the timely completion and effective operations of DOTr’s (Department of Transportation) infrastructure projects. The government can always count on Meralco’s continued and full support for these initiatives which will help spur the Philippines’ post-pandemic recovery and renewed drive towards economic progress,” Espinosa said.

    Part of the new transportation projects requiring substantial power supply are the Light Rail Transit (LRT)-1 Cavite Extension Packages 2 and 3, North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) Extension from Calamba to Batangas; Manila Metro Rail Transit System (MRT)-4; LRT-2 East Cogeo Extension; LRT-2 West Extension; LRT-6 Cavite Line A; MRT-7 Extension Project; Epifanio de Los Santos Avenue (EDSA) Greenways; EDSA Bus Rapid Transit-Busway Concourse; Pasig River Expressway; Southern Access Link Expressway; and Northern Access Link.

    Furthermore, Meralco is also currently undertaking a pole relocation project in support of the ongoing construction of the NAIAxEDSA Tramo Connecting Ramp and Skyway Stage 4.

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    “We are grateful to Meralco for their renewed commitment to support our projects. Long before these projects become operational, Meralco has been and remains a loyal partner in supplying power critical for these projects to prosper,” said DOTr Secretary Jaime Bautista.

    Photos from Meralco and Department of Transportation

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