ADVISORY: DOE Energy Safety Tips During Calamities (Released on 12 February 2017)

Published on Monday, 6 March 2017

In the aftermath of the recent earthquake in Surigao and nearby environs as well as the typhoons that regularly hit the Philippines, the Department of Energy (DOE) has come up with suggested power tips to ensure the safety of all the people, households and facilities.

What needs to be done during calamities:

For households and buildings

  • Turn off main switch or circuit breaker.
  • Unpl... Read more

ADVISORY: DOE Sees LPG Price Rollback, Shares Safety Tips

Published on Wednesday, 1 March 2017

(Taguig City). With the downtrend in the international contract price for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), the Department of Energy-Oil Industry Management Bureau (DOE-OIMB) has announced a possible rollback in the price of an 11-kilogram LPG cylinder by about P4.

Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi said that based on the DOE-OIMB's international price monitoring, the contract price for March amounts to $564 per metric ton (MT) which is $9 lower than the contract price in February of $573/MT.

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Meralco Maintenance Schedule (February 27 to March 5, 2017)

Published on Wednesday, 1 March 2017

MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE

To carry out necessary maintenance and upgrading works on various MERALCO distribution facilities, electric service will be temporarily interrupted on the following dates and places:

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017

LAGUNA (BIÑAN)

BETWEEN 6:00PM AND 10:00PM – PORTION OF CIRCUIT GMA 45XF

Along San Francisco Road from Sto. Niño de Cebu Parish Church to and including Co... Read more

DOE Condemns NPA Attack on Bukidnon Hydropower Plant, Inter-Agency Task Force Activated

Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2017

The Department of Energy (DOE) has strongly condemned the attack launched by the New People's Army (NPA) on a hydropower plant project in Barangay Lumbayao, Valencia City in Bukidnon last Saturday (25 February).

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi lamented, “This attack is totally unwarranted considering that it is not a military installation but a development project that seeks to contribute to uplifting the socio-economic conditions of the people. This attack will not only stall the h... Read more

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