Energy

‘Adopt an energy-efficient lifestyle’

Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 
10/11/2018

The Department of Energy (DoE) calls on the public to adopt an energy efficient way of life as an immediate coping measure given the continued soaring of petroleum product prices.

 

“We feel and understand the daily plight of Filipinos as the prices of basic commodities rise.

 

We experience the same. There are ways, however, to manage the effects of the rising costs of fuel, and some of these are actually doable solutions at home or while you’re on the road,” Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi said.

 

Cusi slammed for backing Leviste solar firm

Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 
10/11/2018

THE National Association of General Managers of Electric Cooperatives (Nagmec) and the Philippine Rural Electric Cooperatives Association (Philreca) criticized Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi’s support for Solar Para sa Bayan Corp.’s (SPSB) application to build, establish and maintain distributable power technologies and minigrid systems in the Philippines. In a joint statement on Wednesday, the two organization called Cusi “subservient and biased [toward]private business interests” and SPSB, owned by Sen.

Cusi rolls out Mindanao energy projects

Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 
10/10/2018

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi opens today, Wednesday, the Mindanao Energy Investment Forum (MEIF) in Davao City with an eye for presenting investment opportunities that abound in Mindanao.

 

The forum aims to present opportunities and updates on energy development that include the one-grid interconnection project and the establishment of additional power capacities in the area.

 

DoE blames global situation for increase in petroleum prices

Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 
10/10/2018

THE Department of Energy (DoE) on Tuesday blamed the “current global situation” for the rise in petroleum prices as it reassured the public that the agency and energy firms are taking steps to ease the effects on consumers.

 

In a statement, the DoE said international political and economic factors were at play to drive higher the prices of oil and other petroleum products.

 

“US exit from the Iran nuclear deal was accompanied by its re-imposition of economic sanctions on Iran, including those related to oil,” it said.

 

Philippines revs up flagging green energy engine

Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 
10/10/2018

SANTO TOMAS, Batangas — Deep below the ancient volcanoes scattered around the Philippines sits a simmering stockpile of intense heat that officials hope will help revive the nation's sputtering green energy machine.

 

The Philippines—thanks to its spot in the Ring of Fire zone of Pacific volcanoes—has long been one of the world's top producers of geothermal power, but years of neglect have sent the industry sliding.

 

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