DOE Commits to Uphold Consumers' Power of Choice

Published on Thursday, 23 February 2017

The Department of Energy today said its mandate is to implement the law and consumers should have the freedom of choice as to which power provider they prefer to deal with. 

The DOE reiterated its mandate after the Supreme Court issued a Temporary Restraining Order against the implementation of the Retail Competition and Open Access (RCOA), a key provision of Republic Act 9136 or the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 or EPIRA.

Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi said t... Read more

DOE Moves To Ensure Viability Of E-Vehicle Charging Stations

Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2017

(Taguig City). Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi underscored on Tuesday the need to ensure the viability and safety of e-vehicle charging stations in gasoline stations.

Cusi cited the importance of the ground-laying work being done by an Ad-Hoc Technical Working Group (TWG) on the installation of the e-vehicle charging stations.

"We want the TWG to study the technical v... Read more

DOE Consultations Show Wide Support For WESM Mindanao Establishment (Feb. 20)

Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2017

(Taguig City). Given the excess in power generation capacity in Mindanao, preparatory activities for the launch of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) in Mindanao are being undertaken by the Department of Energy (DOE). This is in coordination with the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) and the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).

The DOE has already completed two public consultations this month in Cagayan de Oro and in Zamboanga City. It focu... Read more

"Paalala: KALIGTASAN TIPS mula sa DOE"

Published on Friday, 17 February 2017

Tuwing panahon ng kalamidad tulad ng bagyo o lindol, kailangang maging maingat sa paggamit ng kuryente upang maiwasan ang sakuna. Payo ng DOE ang mga sumusunod na “Energy Safety Tips” para sa kaligtasan ng lahat:

A. SA PANAHON NG BAGYO

1.Kung may anunsyo na ng “STORM WARNING,” mag-CHARGE na ng mga cellphone, emergency light, at iba pang device dahil maaring mawalan ng kuryente.

2.Iwasan ang paggamit ng mga appliances kung tag-bagyo. Sa pagdinig ng balita, mas mainam ang paggamit... Read more

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