The Cusi-led Department of Energy (DOE) is issuing a circular to serve as an interim guide for the energy sector while they undertake a comprehensive audit of the power industry’s supply chain that shall underpin the framework for the country’s energy mix policy.

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The Luzon grid will need an additional 5,000 megawatts by 2030 to support economic growth in the next 15 years, an official of the Energy Department said Wednesday.

Continue reading Luzon needs additional 5,000 MW by 2030 — DoE

Alabel, Sarangani — Environment Secretary Gina Lopez has assured local officials here led by Gov. Steve Solon that she will not issue and renew mining exploration permits in the province.

Continue reading Lopez to form task force vs mining, logging in Sarangani

The country is still very much dependent on coal as a source of power, amid increasing support and encouragement for the utilization of renewable energy (RE).

Continue reading ‘Long, uphill climb before PHL could rid of coal dependence for power generation’

Petroleum companies announced yesterday price cuts of at least 50 centavos per liter across fuel products on concerns over an oversupply weighed by sentiment in the international oil market.

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CONGLOMERATE San Miguel Corp. on Thursday said it is selling a 49-percent stake of its coal-fired power plant in Limay, Bataan, to local cooperatives even before it starts to operate.

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THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) was able to secure approval for 134 new positions from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), allowing the agency to start recruiting new lawyers and technical staff.

Continue reading Energy regulator wins budget dep’t approval for staff expansion

The Court of Appeals (CA) has cleared a company and its officers in a charge for supposedly underfilling of the tanks of their liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) products.

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AN ASSOCIATION of solar power developers wants the Department of Energy (DoE) to leave it to the next administration to issue the final list of solar farm developers that will be granted a guaranteed tariff of P8.69 per kilowatt-hour under the revised 500-megawatt (MW) target installation capacity.

Continue reading Solar power firms wary of ‘midnight decisions’

THE new alliance between the Manila Electric Co. (Meralo) and Global Business Power Corp. (GBPC), a power-generation firm owned by George Ty, will further cement their presence in Luzon and the Visayas and, possibly, in Mindanao in the future.

Continue reading Meralco, GBPC alliance to cement power presence in Luzon, Visayas

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