DOE Ener.GIST (Collection of Energy News from National Newspapers)

DOE gets 5 bid offers to explore for oil, gas in...

Category: Downstream Oil Industry, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 08/20/2019

THE Department of Energy on Monday received five bid offers to conduct exploration activities in four of the 14 predetermined areas offered by the DOE.

During the opening of the bid offers for nominated areas under the Philippine Conventional Energy Contracting Program (PCECP), they submitted their proposals to look for oil and gas.

Ratio Petroleum Limited submitted an offer for... Read more

Energy dep’t considering appeal on RTC injunction against fuel unbundling

Category: Energy, Petroleum Resources
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 08/19/2019

THE Department of Energy (DoE) is considering appealing a court injunction that blocked a DoE circular requiring oil companies to “unbundle” or disclose information on what goes into the pricing of petroleum products.

“We are currently discussing this with the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) but the [DoE] is considering appealing that resolution,” Assistant Secretary Leonido J.... Read more

DoE to appeal order vs fuel unbundling

Category: Downstream Oil Industry, Energy, Petroleum Resources
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 08/20/2019

THE Department of Energy (DoE) is eyeing to appeal separate court orders to move forward with the implementation of a policy requiring oil companies to itemize components of their fuel prices including industry take, an official said on Monday.

“We are currently discussing this with the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) that we, the Department of Energy, is considering appealing... Read more

Sec. Cusi directs NPC to improve operation efficiency before increasing power rates to off-grid consumers

Category: Economy, Electric Power Industry, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 08/20/2019

Department of Energy (DoE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi asked National Power Corporation (NPC) President Pio Benavidez to improve the corporation’s operating efficiency and reduce the true costs of generation and missionary subsidies in off-grid areas before moving to increase generation rates to be shouldered by electricity consumers.

This directive came after careful consideration of the... Read more

DOE to continue offering oil, gas prospects under PCECP

Category: Downstream Oil Industry, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 0820/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Energy (DOE) intends to continue offering oil and gas prospects under its Philippine Conventional Energy Contracting Program (PCECP) after it received bids for only four out of 14 pre-determined areas (PDAs) amid challenges in the country’s upstream sector.

During the opening of bids yesterday, the DOE received an application from Israel-based... Read more

PLANONG PAGPAPATAAS NG GENERATION CHARGES SA ILANG LUGAR IPINATITIGIL NG DOE

Category: Economy, Electric Power Industry, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 08/19/2019

Iniutos ni Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi sa National Power Corporation o NAPOCOR na itigil ang planong pagpapataas ng generation charges sa ilang lugar sa bansa.

Ibinaba ang direktiba kay NAPOCOR President Pio Benavidez matapos ang petisyon na inihain ng Energy Regulatory Commission hinggil sa pagtataas na ito.

Kapag napatupad ang pagpapataas ng generation charges, tataas ang... Read more

Department of Energy green lights 42 battery-energy storage projects

Category: Electric Power Industry, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 08/21/2019

THE Department of Energy (DOE) has recently cleared 46 power projects, mostly battery-energy storage (BES), which could generate over 2,500 megawatts (MW) for the conduct of a grid impact study (GIS).

A clearance for the conduct of a grid impact study is necessary for a power firm before it can proceed with the construction of its power project.

Based on the list released by the... Read more

DUs with voided PSA may get 1-yr reprieve from DOE to...

Category: Electric Power Industry, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 08/22/2019

Power-supply agreements (PSAs) affected by the Supreme Court decision may apply for a temporary exemption before the Department of Energy (DOE).

Based on an advisory issued by the agency, the affected distribution utilities (DUs) may exercise the provisions in Sections 2.2.2 and 2.2.4 of Department Circular (DC) 2018-02-0003, subject to the limitations stated therein—specifically for... Read more

DoE taps SWS for nuclear energy survey

Category: Economy, Electric Power Industry, Energy, Nuclear and Mineral Resources
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 08/21/2019

THE Department of Energy (DoE) has tapped research company Social Weather Stations to conduct of a nationwide survey to gauge public opinion on adopting a nuclear energy program. Energy Undersecretary Donato Marcos told reporters late last week that the full results of this survey would be disclosed within two months.While refusing to divulge details of the poll because of a non-disclosure... Read more

Extend FiT deadline for biomass, hydro – body

Category: Biomass Energy, Energy, Hydropower Energy, Renewable Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 08/22/2019

THE National Renewable Energy Board (NREB) is proposing to extend the deadline for the feed-in tariff (FiT) allocation for biomass and run-of-river hydro until the second quarter of 2020.

NREB is the bureau guiding the Department of Energy (DoE) on the implementation of RE initiatives in the Philippines.

In a recent interview, NREB Chairman Monalisa Dimalanta said the... Read more

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