Department Circular

Department Circular No. 2011-03-0003


Enjoining All Oil Companies To Engage In Mutual Product Sharing Accommodations And Similar Industry Practices To Stabilize Oil Supply

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Republic Act No. 7638, otherwise known as the Department of Energy Act of 1992, it is the declared policy of the State to ensure a continuous, adequate and economic supply of energy with the end in view of ultimately achieving self-reliance in the country's energy requirements;




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Department Circular No. 2011-03-0002


Providing For the Increase of The Minimum Inventory Requirements Of All Oil Companies And Bulk Suppliers Operating In The Country

 

WHEREAS, under Department Circular No. 2003-01-001, the Department of Energy adopted guidelines to implement the minimum inventory requirement of all oil companies and bulk suppliers operating in the country to ensure a continuous, adequate and stable supply of petroleum crude oil and products in cases where domestic and international events threaten or restrict the supply of petroleum crude oil and products to the Philippines, such as but not limited to, terrorist attacks, armed conflict in the Middle East and in other regions and other similar events.

 




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Department Circular No. 2011-02-0001


Mandatory Use of BIOFUEL Blend

 

WHEREAS, Section 5.2 of Republic Act No. 9367 or the "Biofuels Act of 2006" provides: "Within four years from the effectivity to determine the feasibility and thereafter recommend to DOE to mandate a minimum of ten percent (10%) blend of bioethanol by volume into all gasoline fuel distributed and sold by each and every oil company in the country."




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Department Circular No. 2010-12-0013


Creating the Special Bids and Awards Committee (SBAC) For the Procurement of the New Market Management System (MMS) For the Philippine Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM)

 

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 9136 or the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 (EPIRA) mandates the Department of Energy (DOE) to, among others, ensure the reliability, quality and supply of electric power; ensure transparent and reasonable prices of electricity in a regime of free and a fair competitionand full public accountability to achieve greater operational and economic efficiency and enhance the competitiveness of Philippine products in the global market; and protect the public interest as it is affected by the rates and services of electric utilities and other providers of electric power;




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Department Circular No. 2010-11-0012


Declaring the Commercial Operation of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) In the Visayas Grid and Its Integration with the Luzon Grid

 

WHEREAS, Section 2 of Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 ("EPIRA"), declared as a policy of the State to ensure transparent and reasonable prices of electricity in a regime of free and fair competition and full public accountability to achieve greater operational and economic efficiency and enhance the competitiveness of Philippine products in the global market; and to protect the public interest as it is affected by the rates and services of electric utilities and other providers of electric power;




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Department Circular No. 2010-10-0011


Mandating The Rational Utilization Of Available Generation Capacity In Mindanao And Directing Doe-Attached Agencies, The National Grid Corporation Of The Philippines (NGCP), And All Industry Stakeholders To Address The Power Supply Situation In Mindanao

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to the declared policy of the State under Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 (EPIRA), the Department of Energy (DOE) has been mandated to ensure the quality, reliability, security, and affordability of the supply of electric power and establish and administer programs for, among others, utilization of energy resources in the Philippines;




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Department Circular No. 2010-08-0010


Prescribing the Implementing Rules and Procedures for Department Circular No. DC2010-05-0006, Entitled "Terminating the Default Wholesale Supplier Arrangement for the Philippine Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) and Declaring A Disconnection Policy."

 

 

WHEREAS, on 06 May 2010, after various public consultations and meetings with the relevant government agencies and stakeholders in the electric power industry, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued Circular No. 2010-05-0006, entitled "Terminating the Default Wholesale Supplier Arrangement for the Philippine Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) and Declaring a Disconnection Policy";




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Department Circular No. 2010-07-0009


Enjoining All Electric Industry Stakeholders in the Visayas Grid to Register and Participate In the Visayas WESM Trial Operation Program (TOP)

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Energy (the "DOE") is mandated under Section 30 of Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the "Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001" or "EPIRA", to establish the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) that would facilitate a transparent, competitive and reliable market for electricity, and jointly with the electric power industry participants, to organize the autonomous group market operator and formulate the detailed rules for the WESM;




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Department Circular No. 2010-07-0008


Adopting Further Amendments to the WESM Rules

 

Whereas, Rule 8.6.10 of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Rules provides for the approval by the Department of Energy (DOE) of proposals for any WESM rules changes upon the endorsement by the PEM Board;




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Department Circular No. 2010-06-0007


Directing the Preparations for the Trading Of Ancillary Services in the Philippine Wholesale Electricity Spot Market ("WESM")

 

WHEREAS, Section 37 of EPIRA Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the "Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001" or "EPIRA", provides the mandate of the Department of Energy ("DOE") to "ensure the reliability, quality and security of supply of electric power, encourage private sector investments in the electricity sector and promote development of indigenous and renewable energy sources and develop policies and procedures and, as appropriate, promote a system of energy development incentives to enable and encourage electric power industry participants to provide adequate capacity to meet demand including, among others, reserve requirements;




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