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

Nuclear power a long-term energy option – DOE

Category: Nuclear and Mineral Resources
Date Posted: Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Total views: 115

 

THE USE OF NUCLEAR POWER CAN BE A VIABLE LONG-TERM ENERGY OPTION FOR THE COUNTRY BASED ON THE RESULTS OF A TECHNICAL COOPERATION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY (IAEA), DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY SECRETARY ALFONSO CUSI.

 

“Based on the technical assessment, the use of nuclear technologies, including nuclear energy... Read more

Power suppliers seek parallel DOE policy on allowing service continuity

Category: Electric Power Industry
Date Posted: Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Total views: 82

Retail power suppliers affiliated with the Retail Electricity Suppliers Association Inc. (RESA) are seeking the imprimatur of the Department of Energy (DOE) for a parallel policy issuance allowing them to offer continued service to customers even with the expiration of their licenses.

The power retailers are similarly situated with those of the power plants without certificates of... Read more

PHL wind projects require scale to create more local jobs — Vestas

Category: Wind Energy
Date Posted: Monday, 12 February 2018
Total views: 85

THE PHILIPPINES can benefit more from renewable energy if the government comes in to help scale up projects, resulting in job creation and boosting local production of power plant components, the regional head of Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems AS said.

“What I want to see is bigger scale,” Clive Turton, president of Vestas Asia Pacific Wind Technology Pte Ltd., told... Read more

DoE issues power procurement circular

Category: Economy, Electric Power Industry
Date Posted: Monday, 12 February 2018
Total views: 270

In a move to foster competition and transparency and meet market demand at minimum cost, the Department of Energy (DoE) released a circular introducing the competitive selection process (CSP) for distribution utilities (DUs) wanting to secure power supply.

Under Department Circular DC2018-02-0003, DUs shall comply with the standard procurement procedures and documents in securing... Read more

AC Energy aiming to complete 3 biomass projects in 2 years

Category: Biomass Energy
Date Posted: Monday, 12 February 2018
Total views: 90

AYALA CORP.’S energy unit targets to finish in the next two years the three recently acquired biomass projects to qualify for the guaranteed power rate offered under the extended feed-in-tariff (FiT) system, a company official said.

“We will rush it (construction). Tatapusin namin in two years itong tatlo (We will finish the three projects in two years). These will all be completed,”... Read more

Phoenix eyes CNOOC Gas as LNG partner

Category: Natural Gas
Date Posted: Monday, 12 February 2018
Total views: 81

Davao City-based businessman Dennis Uy plans to team up with China’s state-owned oil producer CNOOC Gas and Power Group Co. Ltd. for a proposed $2-billion liquefied natural gas project in Batangas province.

Uy’s Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. was authorized to sign a confidentiality agreement with CNOOC, one of the companies that submitted an unsolicited proposal with state-owned... Read more

Nuclear energy viable as long-term source of power, says Cusi

Category: Nuclear and Mineral Resources
Date Posted: Monday, 12 February 2018
Total views: 72

MANILA, Philippines — The use of nuclear power can be a viable long-term energy option for the Philippines based on results of a technical cooperation with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to be submitted to President Duterte, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said.

The Department of Energy had a bilateral meeting with officials of IAEA, headed by its... Read more

Power retailers seek continued operations amid ERC vacuum

Category: Electric Power Industry
Date Posted: Monday, 12 February 2018
Total views: 49

MANILA, Philippines — Retail electricity suppliers (RES) are asking the Department of Energy (DOE) to allow them to operate despite pending and expired licenses due to the lack of quorum at the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).

In a letter to Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, the Retail Electricity Suppliers Association of the Philippines Inc. (RESA) said they should be... Read more

DoE to recommend nuclear power as a ‘long-term’ energy option

Category: Nuclear and Mineral Resources
Date Posted: Friday, 9 February 2018
Total views: 105

NUCLEAR ENERGY is a “long-term energy option” for the Philippines, Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi said on Thursday ahead of his department’s formal recommendation to the President on the use of power from the energy source.

“Based on the technical assessment, the use of nuclear technologies, including nuclear energy, is seen as a long-term energy option for the country. The possible... Read more

DOE extends term of transition panel for WESM shift to IMO

Category: Electric Power Industry, Energy
Date Posted: Friday, 9 February 2018
Total views: 82

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ALFONSO CUSI (DOE) HAS EXTENDED THE TERM OF THE TRANSITION PANEL TO GUIDE THE TRANSITION OF THE WHOLESALE ELECTRICITY SPOT MARKET (WESM) TO ITS INDEPENDENT MARKET OPERATOR (IMO)

The extension, which was set until June 30, was in order to assess the Philippine Electricity Market Corp. (PEMC)’s current structures, systems, and resources and... Read more

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