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

Nat’l energy framework

Category: Energy
Date Posted: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
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ADMITTEDLY, it is still a long road to realizing the country’s goals of reducing carbon emission by 
2030.

Thus, we commend the Climate Change Commission (CCC) for finishing the final draft of 
national energy framework, which supports the government’s plan to cut down dependence on coal.
    
The CCC presented the draft on... Read more

How wind and solar energy can help PH

Category: Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Wind Energy
Date Posted: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
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It has been reported globally that the Philippine government has embarked on an unprecedented program of infrastructure development. This is welcome news for an international investor with a project pipeline across the country.

The simple fact is that the Philippines is falling behind its neighbors in Southeast Asia in terms of building power infrastructure at the necessary pace,... Read more

Third party auctioneers required in CSPs for power supply deals – DOE

Category: Electric Power Industry, Energy
Date Posted: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
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THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) IS REQUIRING POWER DISTRIBUTORS TO CREATE A THIRD PARTY AUCTIONEER TO UNDERTAKE COMPETITIVE SELECTION PROCESS (CSP) IN SECURING POWER SUPPLY DEALS.

“We will issue an advisory to the DUs this week. They will now have to create a TBAC (Third Party Bids and Awards Committee), come out with a template of power procurement plan which states the... Read more

Luzon Grid to get 600 megawatts more power this summer – DOE

Category: Electric Power Industry
Date Posted: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
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AN ADDITIONAL SUPPLY OF AROUND 600 MEGAWATTS (MW) WILL BE ADDED TO THE LUZON GRID THAT WILL ASSURE ENOUGH POWER SUPPLY FOR SUMMER, THE ENERGY DEPARTMENT SAID.

In a press briefing, DOE assistant secretary Redentor Delola said that two power plants, the 420 – MW Pagbilao 3 baseload plant in Quezon province, and the 150-MW Limay power plant in Bataan, are expected to go online... Read more

DoE receives 10 bids for fast-track project status

Category: Electric Power Industry, Energy
Date Posted: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
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THE Department of Energy (DoE) has received 10 applications from companies in the energy sector that want their projects to be classified “nationally significant” under Executive Order No. 30, the law that offers faster regulatory approval.

Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi said among the projects is the proposed P52-billion transmission interconnection plan for Visayas and... Read more

NGCP, DICT reach deal on fiber optic network use in broadband

Category: Electric Power Industry, Energy
Date Posted: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
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PRIVATELY OWNED National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said it had reached a “mutual decision” with the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on “the way forward” for the use by third parties of the fiber optic capacity installed within the country’s power transmission system.

In a statement, NGCP said DICT officer-in-charge Undersecretary Eliseo M. Rio,... Read more

10 power projects vie for DOE accreditation

Category: Electric Power Industry, Energy
Date Posted: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
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TEN power projects, including the multibillion peso Visayas-Mindanao Interconnection Project (VMIP), are vying to be declared by the energy department as “Project of National Significance” under Executive Order (EO) 30.

EO 30 states that concerned government agencies shall act upon applications for permits involving Energy Projects of National Significance (EPNS) not exceeding a 30-day... Read more

EDC sole PH firm in Q1 2018 Carbon Clean 200 list

Category: Environment, Renewable Energy
Date Posted: Tuesday, 20 February 2018
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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 20) — The country's largest geothermal energy producer was again recognized as one of the world's top 200 companies that drew significant revenues from clean energy.

The Lopez-led Energy Development Corporation (EDC) ranked 119th in the Carbon Clean 200 for the first quarter of 2018. EDC is also the only Filipino company that was included.

... Read more

DoE sees adequate summer power supply

Category: Electric Power Industry, Energy
Date Posted: Tuesday, 20 February 2018
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POWER SUPPLY will be adequate during the dry months when demand spikes as long as three new power plants will come online as scheduled and assuming no forced outages.

Distribution utilities will also be given more specific guidelines on their power procurement in line with the recent issuance of a circular on competitive selection process (CSP), which requires price challengers to all... Read more

PH nuclear power still widely opposed

Category: Nuclear and Mineral Resources
Date Posted: Tuesday, 20 February 2018
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Social acceptance of nuclear power continues to be “very negative” driven by the “demonization”  of the fuel source from various sectors, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said Monday.

Cusi said the country’s economic landscape would have been vastly different if the government had pushed for the operation of the 620-megawatt Bataan Nuclear Power Plant which was... Read more

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