DOE Awards Energy Efficiency Achievers

Published on Thursday, 10 December 2015

The Department of Energy, along with its partners, successfully hosted this year’s Don Emilio Abello Energy Efficiency Awards on 04 December 2015 at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria recognizing individuals and companies whose exemplary energy efficiency initiatives significantly reduce their energy consumption.

(Ortigas, Quezon City) The Department of Energy, along with its partners, successfully hosted this year’s Don Emilio Abello Energ... Read more

Statement of Sec. Almendras on the Issue that the Government is Conniving with Private Companies Causing the Current Mindanao Power Situation

Published on Tuesday, 25 August 2015

The DOE has to follow existing laws which is very clear about government’s role. We are doing all we can within the limits of law. Our actions have been as transparent as possible with very active consultation with stakeholders. We are not siding with anyone but just highlighting the truth of the situation. One such truth is that our actions have resulted in revenue reduction for some corporations clearly proving that we are not favoring big business.

We have issued a Department Circular to rationalize the power supply in Mindanao, but again, thi... Read more

DOE Clarifies Power Situation in Visayas and Mindanao

Published on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

DOE calls on distribution utilities and electric coops to ensure adequacy of contracted power supply in Mindanao

(Taguig City) The Department of Energy (DOE) would like to clarify, that contrary to reports, there is no power shortage in the Visayas. With the recent commercial operations of new coal-fired power plants in the region having a total capacity of 610 MW, power supply remains stable with an available capacity of 1,757 MW, a year-to-date peak demand of 1,375 MW and a reserve power supply of around 380 MW.

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DOE Calls for Cooperation Among Stakeholders for Mindanao Power Situation

Published on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

(Taguig City) The Department of Energy (DOE) stresses that there are available generation capacities in Mindanao that are not being utilized because it is not being contracted or dispatched as nominated. Thus the DOE urges the electric cooperatives and distribution utilities to cooperate amidst the power situation in the region and strictly withdraw power according to their contract.

With that, the DOE will be issuing a Circular within the week which will rationalize the power supply system in Mindanao to give relief to the people in the region.... Read more

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