Department Circular

Department Circular No. 2006-04-0003


Amending Department Circular No. 2003-04-004 Creating the Expanded Rural Electrification Program Team

 

WHEREAS, the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 or "EPIRA", enacted in June 2001 declared as policy of the State the total electrification of the country and at the same allowed the participation of the private sector in missionary electrification;




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Department Circular No. 2006-01-002


On The Mandate And Responsibility Of The Department Of Energy Over Wholesale Electricity Spot Market & The Authority Of The Phil. Electricity Market Corp.

 

Whereas, under Section 30 of RA No. 9136 (otherwise known as the "ELectric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001" or "EPIRA"), the Department of Energy ("DOE") is mandated to establish the wholesale electricity spot market ("WESM") composed of the wholesale electricity spot market participants.




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Department Circular No. 2005-12-011


Prescribing The Guidelines For Participation Of Qualified Third Parties (QTPS) For Provision Of Electric Service In Remote And Unviable Areas, Pursuant To Sections 59 And 70 Of "The Electric Power Industry Reform Act Of 2001," And Its Implementing Rules And Regulations (IRR)

 

WHEREAS, Section 2 (a) of Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the "Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001" or "EPIRA", declared the policy of the State to ensure and accelerate the total electrification of the country;




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Department Circular No. 2005-11-010


Amendments to the WESM Rules

 

Whereas, Rule 8.6.1 of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Rules provide for the approval by the Department of Energy (DOE) of proposals for any WESM rules changes upon endorsement by the PEM Board




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Department Circular No. 2005-11-009


Creation Of A Task Force To Coordinate Efforts In Relation To The WESM Commercial Operation And Directing All Electric Industry Stakeholders To Accomplish The Self-Assessment And Certification For Readiness To Participate In The WESM

 

WHEREAS, Section 30 of Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the "Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001" or "EPIRA", enjoined the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) that would facilitate a transparent, competitive and reliable market for electricity;




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Department Circular No. 2005-11-008


Calling on All Electric Industry Participants to Participate In the Limited Live Dispatch Operations of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market

 

WHEREAS, Section 30 of Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as "Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001" or "EPIRA", enjoined the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) that would facilitate a transparent, competitive and reliable market for electricity;




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Department Circular No. 2005-08-007


Guidelines Implementing the Requirement of A Prior Notice on Price Adjustments Pursuant To Memorandum Circular No. 2001-05-002

 

Pursuant to Sections 14 (a) and 15 (a), (b.ii) and (g), Chapter IV of Republic Act No. 8479 or the Downstream Oil Industry Deregulation Act of 1998 and in order for the Department of Energy (DOE) to monitor movements of domestic oil prices, the DOE hereby adopts the following guidelines to implement and clarify the said Memorandum Circular.




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Department Circular No. 2005-07-006


Directing The Enhanced Implementation Of The Natural Gas Vehicle Program For Public Transport (NGVPPT) And The Development Of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Supply And Infrastructure

 

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 290 (EO 290), Issued on February 24, 2004, provides the framework for implementation of the Natural Gas Vehicle Program for Public Transport (NGVPPT);




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Department Circular No. 2005-06-005


Directing All Distribution Utilities to File Petition With the Energy Regulatory Commission for Approval of Revised Lifeline Rate Structure

 

WHEREAS, Section 73 of Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 ("EPIRA"), provides for the setting by the Energy Regulatory Commission ("ERC") of a socialized pricing mechanism to be called the lifeline rate for the marginalized end-users;




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Department Circular No. 2005-04-004


Investment Promotion and Contracting Rounds For Geothermal and Coal Prospective Areas

 

WHEREAS, Section 1 of Presidential Decree No 1442, otherwise known as "An Act To Promote The Exploration And Development Of Geothermal Resources", and Section 6 of Presidential Decree No. 972, as amended, otherwise known as “The Coal Development Act of 1976", allow the Government to promote and offer prospective geothermal and coal areas for competitive proposals for geothermal service contract and coal operating contract;




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