Meralco was recently selected to lead the Philippine hosting of the biggest gathering of the global power and energy industry leaders- the Conference of Electric Power Supply Industry (CEPSI) – in 2020. Meralco’s training and educational foundation, the Meralco Power Academy (MPA), will drive and maximize the learning opportunities of CEPSI 2020 by promoting and disseminating knowledge on the various topics and technologies of innovation in power and energy.
The selection was made in Bangkok, Thailand during the recent Executive and Council Meeting of the most prestigious electric power related organization in East Asia and the Western Pacific- the Association of Electricity Supply Industry of East Asia and the Western Pacific (AESIEAP).
Photo above shows AESIEAP Council members, including Meralco President & CEO and concurrent Meralco Power Academy Vice-Chairman Oscar S. Reyes (5th from right), who was also appointed as a Council member.
According to MPA President Ramon B. Segismundo (right),“Being chosen as host of a very important industry event like CEPSI 2020 shows that Meralco, through MPA and its other units, has made great strides towards becoming a global thought leader and education partner in the power and energy industry.”
CEPSI 2020 will further position Meralco as the leader in driving collaboration and growth in the Philippines, East Asia and the Pacific energy sector, while improving access and exposure of the local power industry to global standards, suppliers and utilities. It will further strengthen synergy among Meralco,the Department of Energy, the Energy Regulatory Commission and the other industry players.
Ramon Segismundo, Meralco Power Academy President and Meralco SVP and
Head of Human Resources & Corporate Services