(Makati City). Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi highlighted the Philippine energy sector’s strategic directions anchored on President Rodrigo Duterte’s banner campaign--Ambisyon 2040--when he was Guest Speaker during the GE Philippines’ Powering the Philippines Forum Wednesday at the New World Hotel in Makati City. The 8-point Strategic Directions from now to 2040 are: ensure energy security; expand energy access; promote a low carbon future; strengthen collaboration among all government agencies involved in energy; implement, monitor and integrate sectoral and technological roadmaps and action plans; advocate passage of the Department’s legislative agenda; strengthen consumer welfare and protection and foster stronger international relations and partnerships. In photo along with Cusi from left to right are National Grid Corporation of the Philippines’ Raul Joseph Seludo, National Renewable Energy Board Chairman Jose Layug Jr., Aboitiz Power Pres. & CEO Antonio Moraza, GE ASEAN Pres & CEO Wouter Van Wersch, Energy Regulatory Commission Commissioner Josefina Patricia M. Asirit, GE Philippines CEO Jose Victor Emmanuel “Jocot” De Dios, National Transmission Corporation Pres. & CEO Atty. Melvin Matibag and Bloomberg Philippines Anchor and event moderator Quintin Pastrana.