Department Circular

Department Circular No. DC2018-09-0027


Establishment and Development of Competitive Renewable Energy Zones in the Country

WHEREAS, Sections 2(g) and (h) of Re[ublic Act (RA) No. 9136, otherwise known as the "Electric Power Industy Reform Act of 2001" or "EPIRA",  declare as a policy of the State, among others, to assure socially and environmentally compatible energy sources and infrastructure and promote the utilization of indigenous and new and renewable energy resources in power generation in order to reduce dependence on imported energy;




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Published at: Daily Tribune and The Manila Times
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 09/29/2018

Department Circular No. Dc2018-08-0026


Adopting Framework for Uniform Monthly Electricity Bill Format

WHEREAS,Section 2 of Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as "Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001" or "EPIRA", declares as policy of the State, among others:




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Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 09/14/2018

Department Circular No. Dc2018-08-0025


Prescribing the Rules Governing the Review and Evaluation of Direct Connection Applications of Industrial, Commercial and Other Electricity End-Users

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 7638, otherwise known as the "Department of Energy Act of 1992", mandates the DOE to prepare, integrate, coordinate, supervise and control all plans, programs, projects amd activities of the Government relative to energy exploration, development, utilization, distribution and conservation, among others;




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Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 09/14/2018

Department Circular No. DC2018-08-0024


Promulgating the Rules and Guidelines Governing the Establishment of the Renewable Portfolio Standards for Off-Grid Areas

WHEREAS, Republic Act (RA) No. 7638, otherwise known as the "Department of Energy (DOE) Act of 1992," declares as policy of the State to, among others, ensure a continuous, adequate and economic supply of energy through the integrated and intensive exploration, production, management and development of the country's indigenous energy resources;




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Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 09/14/2018

Department Circular No. DC2018-07-0020


Prescribing the Guidelines for the Development and Utilization of Small or Sub-Commercial Deposits of Natural Marsh Gas or Methane Gas in the Philippines, and Granting Gratuitous Permits Thereof

WHEREAS, Section 4 of Presidential Decree No. (P.D.) 87, as amended, otherwise known as the "The Oil Exploration and Development Act of1972", allow the Philippine Government (The "Government") to promote and undertake the exploration, development and production of the country's indigenous pretroleum through service contracts with contractors;




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Published at: Daily Tribune and The Manila Times
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 09/01/2018

Department Circular No. DC2018-08-0022


Adopting Further Amendments to the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Rules and Market Manuals on the Participation of Battery Energy Storage Systems and Pumped-Storage Units in the WESM

WHEREAS, Sections 30 and 37 (f) of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) provides that the DOE, jointly with the electric power industry participants, shall establish the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) and formulate thedetaied rules governing the operaiotns thereof;




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Published at: Daily Tribune and The Manila Times
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 08/21/2018

Department Circular No. DC2018-07-0019


Promulgating the Rules and Guidelines Governing the Establishment of the Green Energy Option Program Pursuant to the Renewable Energy Act of 2008

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 7638, otherwise known as the Department of Energy (DOE) Act of 1992," declares as a policy of the State to, among othersm ensure a continuous, adequate and economic supply of energy through the integrated and intensive exploration, production, management and development of the country's indigenous energy resources;




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Published at: Philippine Daily Inquirer and the Daily Tribune
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 08/07/2018

Department Circular No. DC2018-08-0021


Providing for the Amendments to Rule 29 Part (A) of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 9136

WHEREAS, Section 5 (i) of Republic Act No. 7638 (RA 7638), otherwise known as the "Department of Energy Act of 1992" mandates the Department of Energy (DOE) to devise ways and means of giving direct benefits to the province, cuty or municipality, specially the community and people affected and equitable and preferential benefit to the regiuon that Hosts the energy resource and/or the energy-generating facility;




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Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 08/07/2018

Department Circular No. DC2018-07-0018


Adopting Further Amendments to the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Rules and Market Manual on Procedures for Changes to the WESM Rules, Retail Rules and Market Manuals

WHEREAS, Sections 30 and 37 (f) of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) provides that the DOE, jointly with the electric power industry participants, shall establish the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) and formulate the detailed rules governing the operations thereof;




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Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 07/30/2018

Department Circular No. DC2018-06-0017


Adopting Further Amendments to the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Rules and Market Manuals (Transitory Provisions for the Implementation of WESM in Mindanao)

WHEREAS, Section 30 and 37 (f) Electric Power Industry REform Act (EPIRA) provides that the DOE, jointly with the electric power industry participants, shall establish the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) and formulate thedetailed rules governing the operations threof;




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Published at: Philippine Daily Inquirer and The Manila Times
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 07/23/2018

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