Energy Resources

Executive Order No 30 requires agencies to act on energy project applications within 30 days

Continue reading Duterte EO streamlines processes for big energy projects

Magtatayo ng ‘Energy City’ ang Philippine National Oil Corporation (PNOC) sa Batangas upang palakasin ang energy reserve ng bansa at hindi na kailangang dumepende sa mga private power supplier.



Business leaders have called on the next administration to set a “clear” energy mix policy to guide investors on what energy and power infrastructure would best support the country’s economic growth.

Continue reading Clear energy mix policy sought

MINING firms with pending applications for exploration permit will know between today and June 30 if they can proceed with their projects or not, consistent with the “zero backlog” campaign of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB).

Continue reading MGB to erase exploration permit backlog by June 30

When government intervenes in the pricing of a particular product or service supposedly to protect the consumers from “unwarranted” price hikes, or to pursue some social or environmental goals, the action tends to create more problems than what it intends to solve.

Continue reading Renewable energy, expensive electricity, and the merit order effect

Beijing – Coal: Can’t live with it and can’t live without it — at least not yet.

Continue reading Coal not going away anytime soon despite renewables push

Being a basketball-crazy country, it is uncanny how we can draw parallels between the country’s power generation mix and a basketball team.

Continue reading The energy gameplan

ENERGY Development Corp. (EDC) will invest nearly P4 billion to conduct exploratory activities within a geothermal prospect in Chile this year, officials said on Tuesday.

Continue reading EDC budgets nearly P4 billion for Chile exploration

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