On June 14, 2019, Mr. Liu Zhenya, Chairman of GEIDCO and China Electricity Council (CEC), met with the visiting Mr. Rogelio L. Singson, Secretary General of AESIEAP 2019‐2020 and President & CEO of MERALCO PowerGen Corp in Beijing. The two sides agreed to strengthen pragmatic cooperation, and create an inclusive platform for profound exchange and cooperation among power industry communities in Asia, and support the upcoming AESIEAP events of 2019-2020. The two sides stand ready to promote broad consensus for the concept of global energy interconnection (GEI) in the Asia-Pacific region, and spearhead all involved parties to jointly accelerate its development. Mr. Yang Kun, executive president of CEC also attended the meeting.
The Association of Electricity Supply Industry of East Asia and the Western Pacific(AESIEAP) was established in 1982, made up of organizations and individuals engaged in power generation, power supply, transmission and distribution, and power management in East Asia and the Western Pacific regions. Meralco is the largest private electric distribution utility in the Philippines covering 36 cities and 75 municipalities, including Metro Manila. It serves 6.6 million customers from the country’s industrial, commercial, and population centers. At the 21st Conference of Electric Power Supply Industry (CEPSI) , as decided by the Council, MERALCO assumed the co-chairmanship of AESIEAP from 2019 to 2020, and is responsible for hosting 2019 AESIEAP CEO Conference and 2020 Conference of the Electric Power Supply Industry (CEPSI).