‘WPS ban lifting to lead to energy security’

Credit to Author: Eireene Jairee Gomez| Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 16:31:53 +0000

The Department of Energy (DoE) on Friday voiced optimism that the Philippines would finally attain energy independence after the government lifted the ban on oil and gas exploration activities in the disputed West Philippine Sea (WPS or South China Sea) on its recommendation. In a virtual conference on Friday, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said lifting […]

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PH eyes investments in nuclear energy

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:24:32 +0000

THE Philippines seeks investments in nuclear energy as it is moving closer to adoping this power source, according to the Department of Energy (DoE). In his speech at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Scientific Forum on Tuesday, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said he hoped “our update would open doors for potential collaborative opportunities in […]

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All the President’s men tapped to boost support in high-risk Covid areas

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 03:16:38 +0000

THE government’s task force against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has designated President Rodrigo Duterte’s Cabinet to Metro Manila cities and other areas with high virus transmission to “provide stronger support” in its pandemic response. The latest order, which was contained in Resolution 62 approved by the Inter-agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious […]

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Mindoro power project’s completion gets OK after 5-month delay

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2019 08:00:09 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – The completion of a power project intended to prevent power shortages in southern Mindoro has finally gotten a much needed boost after being delayed for almost five months.

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Power co-op group hits ‘flip-flop’ on franchises

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2019 21:17:42 +0000

An umbrella group of 121 electric cooperatives across the country expressed frustration over the Department of Energy’s (DOE) flip-flop over a recommendation to revoke the franchises of 17 of the group’s members, saying this showed the haste and unjustness of DOE actions.

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Bayan Muna presses DOE oil data to fight overpricing

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 02:47:47 +0000

Bayan Muna presses DOE oil data to fight overpricing

MANILA, Philippines — As consumers braced for higher oil prices and a new round of excise tax on fuel products, lawmakers urged the Department of Energy (DOE) to release its “long overdue” memorandum itemizing oil prices in the country to identify overpricing companies. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi ordered the unbundling of prices of petroleum products […]

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Poe appeals to retail stations not to take advantage of fuel tax hike

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:54:10 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Grace Poe on Thursday appealed to retail stations not to use the implementation of the second tranche of fuel excise taxes on petroleum products to take advantage and jack up prices. Poe, chair of the Senate committee on public services, issued the statement after the Department of Energy (DOE) announced that […]

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DOE: 444 retail stations start implementing second tranche of Train law

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 06:38:13 +0000

The Department of Energy announced that 444 retail stations are now imposing the second round of excise taxes under the Train law.

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