Governing Laws and Issuances

Department Circular No. DC2009-07-0011
Guidelines governing a transparent and competitive system of awarding renewable energy service/operating contracts and providing for the registration process of renewable energy developers.

Republic Act No. 9513 
An act promoting the development, utilization and commercialization of renewable energy resources and for other purposes.

Presidential Decree No. 1442 
An act promoting the exploration and development of geothermal resources

Presidential Decree No. 40 
An act establishing basic policies for the electric power industry

Republic Act No. 6957 
An act authorizing the financing, construction, operation and maintenance of infrastructure projects by the private sector, and for other purposes 

Republic Act No. 9136 
An act ordaining reforms in the electric power industry, amending for the purpose certain laws and for other purposes 

Executive Order No. 215 
An executive order amending Presidential Decree No. 40 and allowing the private sector to generate electricity 

Proclamation No. 739 
An act establishing as reservation, for the purpose of the exploration, development, exploitation and utilization of geothermal energy, natural gas and methane gas, a parcel of land in the Province of Albay, Island of Luzon, Philippines 

Proclamation No. 1413 
An act establishing as reservation, for the purpose of the exploration, development, exploitation and utilization of geothermal energy, natural gas and methane gas, a parcel of land in the Province of Negros, Island of Negros, Philippines 

DOE Circular No. 2000-02-001 
Revised Geothermal Safety and Health Rules and Regulations. This Circular contains the new administrative requirements on occupational safety and health provisions and updated standards for effective safety management of geothermal operations in the country

Department Order No. DO2013-10-0018

Adopting the revised evaluation process flow and timelines of renewable energy service contracts (resc) and mandating the adoption of the milestone approach

Department Order No. DO2014-11-0020

Adopting the Guidelines Governing Open and Competitive Selection Process in the Award of Renewable Energy Service Contract, and for Other Purposes

Department Order No. DO2013-12-0023

Further Amending Department Order No. DO2013-12-0020 and Department Order No. DO2013-12-0021

Department Order No. DO2013-12-0021

Guidelines Governing the Evaluation and Monitoring on the Implementation of the Service and Operating Contracts between the Department of Energy and Renewable Energy (RE) Developers, and for other Purposes

Department Order No. DO2013-12-0020

Strengthening the Renewable Energy-Review and Evaluation Committee (Formerly Re-Contracts Review Committee), and for other Purposes