Department Circular

Department Circular No. DC2017-11-0012


Rules and Regulations Governing the Philippine Downstream Natural Gas Industry

Pursuant to Republic Act (RA) No. 7638, otherwise known as the "Department of Energy Act of 1992", creating the Philippine Department of Energy (DOE); Executive Order (EO) No. 66, designating the DOE as the lead agency in developing the Philippine Downstream Natural Gas Industry; Administrative Order No. 38, providing for the Institutional Strengthening of the DOE;

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Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 12/04/2017

Department Circular No. DC2017-12-0015


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

 

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 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;

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the "Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001" or "EPIRA," declares as a policy of the State to, among others: (a) assure socially and environmentally compatible energy sources and infrastructure; and (b) 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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Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 12/30/2017

Department Circular No. DC2017-09-0010


Adopting the Philippine Conventional Energy Contracting Program (PCECP) of Awarding Coal Operating Contracts (COC) and Creating the Review and Evaluation Committee(REC) Repealing for this Purpose Department Circular No. DC2014-02-0005 and Department Order No. DO2014-08-0017

 

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

WHEREAS, Section 4 of Presidential Decree No. 972, as amended, otherwise known as "The Coal Development Act of 1976", allow the Philippine Government (the "Government") to promote and undertake the exploration, development and production of the country's indigenous coal resources through Coal Operating Contracts (COCs) with contractors;

 




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Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 10/06/2017

Department Circular No. DC2017-12-0014


Providing Policies on the Implementation of Retail Competition and Open Access (RCOA) for Retail Electricity Suppliers (RES) in the Philippine Electric Power Industry

WHEREAS, Section 2 of the Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the "Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 (EPIRA)" declared as the policies of the State the following among others, to wit:




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Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 12/09/2017

Department Circular No. DC2017-12-0013


Providing Policies on the Implementation of Retail Competition and Open Access (RCOA) for Contestable Customers in the Philippines Electric Power Industry

WHEREAS, Section 2 of the Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the "Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 (EPIRA)" declared as the policies of the State the following among others, to wit:




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Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 12/09/2017

Department Circular No. DC2017-11-0011


Promulgating a Revised Rules and Regulations Governing the Business of Retailing Liquid Fuels

 

WHEREAS, Republic Act (RA) 8479, otherwise known as the "Downstream Oil Industry Deregulation Act of 1998", mandates the Department of Energy (DOE) to promote fair trade practices, monitor marketing process and quality of Liquid Fuels and stop the operation of businesses involved in the sale of Liquid Fuels not complying with the national standards of quality;




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Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 11/27/2017

Department Circular No. DC2017-05-0009


Declaring the Launch of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) In Mindanao And Providing For Transition Guidelines

 

WHEREAS, Section 2 of Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 (“EPIRA”), declared the Policy of the State to among others:




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Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 05/23/2017

Department Circular No. DC2017-05-0008


Providing For the Policies and Guidelines on the Conduct of Performance Assessment and Audit for All Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Systems and Facilities


 

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as “The Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001” or “EPIRA” declares, among others, the policy of the State to “ensure the quality, reliability, security and affordability of the supply of electric power 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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Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 05/23/2017

Department Circular No. DC2017-04-0007


Adopting the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Market Manual on Dispatch Protocol and Its Further Amendments

 

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]: 06/02/2017

Department Circular No. DC2017-04-0006


Adopting Further Amendments to the WESM 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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Published at: The Manila Times and The Philippine Daily Inquirer
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 06/02/2017

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