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

Oil companies babantayan sa panghuhuthot

Category: Downstream Oil Industry, Economy
Date Posted: Friday, 2 February 2018
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Siniguro kahapon ni Department of Energy­ (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi sa publiko na nakatutok sila sa mga kompanya ng la­n­gis upang mapigilan ang posibleng pagsasamantala ng mga ito sa pagpapatupad ng Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) at mapangalagaan ang interes ng publiko.

Patunay aniya dito ang pagpapatawag nila ng pulong sa mga kompanya ng... Read more

DOE chief asks Duterte to appoint temporary commissioners to ERC

Category: Energy
Date Posted: Friday, 2 February 2018
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Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi has requested President Rodrigo Duterte if it is possible for him to appoint temporary commissioners of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), a Department of Energy (DOE) official said Wednesday.

It was an option the DOE took to ensure that the one-year suspension of four ERC commissioners would not result in widespread power... Read more

DoE warns oil firms against profiteering

Category: Downstream Oil Industry
Date Posted: Friday, 2 February 2018
Total views: 110

The Energy Department on Wednesday warned oil companies against profiteering from the imposition of the higher excise tax on petroleum products under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act.

“As directed by President Duterte, the government taxes should not profit the companies, because these are all intended for the services of the government to the public and the... Read more

House committee endorses plenary approval of Evoss

Category: Electric Power Industry, Energy
Date Posted: Friday, 2 February 2018
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The House Committee on Energy has endorsed for plenary approval a measure that seeks to streamline the process of securing permits for power-generation projects.

Under the unnumbered substitute bill, the government will create a one-stop shop through an Energy Virtual One-Stop-Shop (Evoss).

This will ensure consumer access to quality, reliable and secure electrical power at... Read more

PH no.1 in environmental sustainability in energy

Category: Environment
Date Posted: Friday, 2 February 2018
Total views: 80

The Philippines leads the world in terms of environmental sustainability in energy resources, according to a World Energy Council (WEC) index that also assesses countries based on energy security and energy equity.

These three criteria make up what the United Nations-accredited WEC calls a “‘trilemma,’ [which is] is the basis for prosperity and competitiveness of individual countries... Read more

DOE sets competitive bidding rules on RE contracts’ award

Category: Renewable Energy
Date Posted: Friday, 2 February 2018
Total views: 130

The Department of Energy (DOE) is laying down the rules on open and competitive selection process (OCSP) in the award of service contracts (SCs) to fresh round of renewable energy (RE) project developments.

In a draft Circular, the department stipulated that “all areas for open and competitive selection shall be posted by the DOE in its website.”

And in the event when new areas... Read more

‘Yellow label’ may help consumers cut energy bills

Category: Electric Power Industry, Energy
Date Posted: Friday, 2 February 2018
Total views: 88

It is the color most hated by this administration, but according to Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, “the yellow label” will be a major redeeming factor that could help Filipino consumers save on punishing energy bills.

He was referring to the yellow-based “energy efficient labeling” that the Department of Energy (DOE) sets on appliances so it can guide consumers... Read more

Make smart energy use your New Year’s resolution: Cusi

Category: Energy
Date Posted: Friday, 2 February 2018
Total views: 78

MANILA — Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi has suggested a New Year’s resolution for the public — to adopt an energy-efficient lifestyle.

“I’d like to emphasize the concept of smart energy utilization, so consumers can save on energy costs based on strategies already laid down by the government,” Cusi said.

He... Read more

DOE to oil companies: Tell public when you're imposing higher fuel tax

Category: Downstream Oil Industry
Date Posted: Friday, 2 February 2018
Total views: 88

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 6) — The Department of Energy (DOE) said it will require oil companies to inform the public when they will hike fuel prices due to the tax reform law.

"The gasoline stations should post for the public to know that they are already charging excise tax for kerosene, gasoline or diesel," Energy Undersecretary Wimpy Fuentebella told CNN... Read more

DoE keen to deploy e-trikes – senior exec

Category: E-vehicles
Date Posted: Friday, 2 February 2018
Total views: 87

Despite difficulties, the Department of Energy (DoE) remains determined to distribute the 3,000 electric tricycles (e-trikes) still in its possession, one of its officials said.

According to Energy Assistant Secretary Leonido Pulido 3rd, the department seeks to ease these difficulties—including the vehicle’s price and flawed deployment model, which he calls “restrictive”—by... Read more

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