Secretary of Energy Carlos Jericho Petilla said “We respect the Supreme Court’s decision, yet we are hoping for the final decision on the matter.” He added that “generation companies [gencos] ensure the Department to continue producing electricity despite the TRO.”
Given the rising power demand during summer, ILP is part of the country’s demand-side management program. ILP serves as an option for DUs like Meralco and electric cooperatives to ask their big load customers to serve their own power needs by using their own generator sets in the event that all available mechanisms implemented to ensure supply are not enough to cover the demand for electricity.
The Department of Energy (DOE) encourages the public to use fuels and electricity judiciously especially in the summer months when demand will be higher.
The Department of Energy (DOE) warns the public and energy stakeholders of unscrupulous individuals posing as Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla and certain DOE employees soliciting money from distribution utilities and electric cooperatives and oil companies across the country to fund team building and certain occasions.
The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank of the United States signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today for $1-billion worth of financing guarantees to further facilitate renewable energy (RE) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) industries in the Philippines.
The PECR-5 Circular reiterates the government’s promotion of the exploration, development, and production of the country’s indigenous petroleum and coal resources through a transparent and competitive system for awarding service and operating contracts with local and foreign investors.
The Department of Energy (DOE) warns the public and energy stakeholders of unscrupulous individuals posing as Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla and certain DOE employees soliciting money from energy firms and government offices to fund team building and certain occasions, especially this upcoming summer season.
In view of the Mindanao power situation, the Department of Energy (DOE) has provided immediate and long-term solutions to address the power shortage in the region.
The DOE, along with concerned energy agencies, reiterates its commitment to strengthen coordination, monitoring, and even upgrading of the power systems, not only in Mindanao but also of the entire country as well as to avoid such incident from happening again.
Press conference by the Secretary of Energy on the Mindanao-wide blackout held on February 27, 2014