Department Circular

Prescribing the Policy and General Framework on the Expanded Roof-Mounted Solar Program in the Philippines

WHEREAS, Republic Act (RA) No. 7638, or the "Department of Energy (DOE) Act of 1992", declares the 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;

Published at: Daily Tribune, Business World
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 12/22/2023

Guidelines on the Authorization of Energy Auditors under the Government Energy Management Program (GEMP)

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. (RA) 7638 or the Department of Energy Act of 1992 states that it is the policy of the State to ensure continuous, adequate, and economic supply of energy with the end in view of ultimately achieving self-reliance in the country's energy requirements through the integrated and intensive exploration, production, management, and development of the... Read More


Guidelines on the Awarding of Petroleum Service Contracts for Development and Production

WHEREAS, Section 2, Article XII of the 1987 Constitution provides that "xxx The exploration, development, and utilization of natural resources shall be under the full control and supervision of the State" and "(t)he President may enter into agreements with foreign--owned corporations involving either technical or financial assistance for large-scale exploration, development, and... Read More

Published at: BusinessWorld and Daily Tribune
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 12/18/2023

The Rules and Regulations on Administrative Actions for Violations of the Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) Rules

Pursuant to Section 36 of Republic Act (RA) No. 9513, Department of Energy (DOE) Department Circular (DC) No. DC2017-12-0015 dated 22 December 2017, DC No. DC2023-05-0015 and DC No. DC2023-05-0014 both dated 23 May 2023 (the DCs are hereinafter collectively referred to as the "RPS Rules").

Published at: BusinessWorld and the Daily Tribune
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 12/18/2023

Guidelines on the Awarding of Service Contracts for the Exploration, Development and Production of Native Hydrogen

WHEREAS, Section 2, Article XII of the 1987 Constitution provides that "xxx The exploration, development, and utilization of natural resources shall be under the full control and supervision of the State. The State may directly undertake such activities, or it may enter into co-production, joint venture, or production-sharing agreements with Filipino citizens, or corporations or associations... Read More


Guidelines on Energy Efficiency Excellence Awards

WHEREAS, Republic Act (RA) No. 11285 or Energy Efficiency and Conservation (EEC) Act declares the policy of the State to institutionalize energy efficiency and conservation as a national way of life geared towards the efficient and judicious utilization of energy by formulating, developing, and implementing energy efficiency and conservation plans and programs to secure... Read More

Published at: Daily Tribune
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 11/21/2023

Providing Specific Auction Policy and Guidelines for Non-Fit-Eligible Renewable Energy Technologies in the Green Energy Auction Program

WHEREAS, Republic Act (RA) No. 7628, or the "Department of Energy (DOE) Act of 1992", declares as a 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.

Published at: BusinessWorld and the Philippine Star
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 12/19/2023

Providing Specific Auction Policy and Guidelines for Non-Fit-Eligible Renewable Energy Technologies in the Green Energy Auction Program

WHEREAS, Republic Act (RA) No. 7638 or the "Department of Energy (DOE) Act of 1992", declares as a policy of the State, among others, ensure a continuous, adequate, and economic supply... Read More

Published at: The Philippine Star, Business World
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 12/19/2023

Guidelines on Petroleum Data Declassification and Free Data Access

WHEREAS, Section 2, Article XII of the 1987 Constitution provides that "[t]he exploration, development, and utlilization of natural resources shall be under the full control and supervision of the State;

Published at: Business World and Daily Tribune
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 10/09/2023

Amendment to Department Circular No. DC2021-11-0036 Titled Providing the Revised Guidelines for the Green Energy Auction Program in the Philippines

WHEREAS, the Department of Energy (OE) issued the revised Guidelines for the Green Energy Auction Program (GEAP) through Department Circular No. DC2021-11-0036 or the "GEAP Guidelines" on 3 November 2021;

Published at: Business World and Philippine Star
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 10/09/2023

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