DOE not convinced on NGCP’s ‘lightning’ reason as cause of recent Visayas blackout

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/09/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — An official of the Department of Energy (DOE) said they did not officially accept the statement of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) that lightning caused the blackout which affected…

Power supply investors urged to come up with other forms of supply to cater future demand in Visayas

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/09/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Investors are urged to come up with other forms of energy supply to cater the projected demand in the Visayas. This was what Engr. Jose Rey Maleza, the chief science research specialist…

AboitizPower ER 1-94 benefits give Cebu LGUs boost in pandemic response

PR 09/30/2020

AboitizPower’s direct remittances to various Cebu local governments and barangays have reached P40.6 million as of end-September, not only providing more funds for development but also a much-needed boost in their respective pandemic responses. Through the Department…

Aboitiz Power favors move allowing ER 1-94 funds for response to coronavirus pandemic

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Aboitiz Power hails the decision to allow communities that host power generation projects to use their revenue share from these facilities for measures to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). On April 6, 2020, the…

Lawmaker wants DOE, oil firms to maintain 30-day oil reserves

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 01/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Energy (DOE) should come up with a scheme where oil companies maintain 30-day reserve of fuel products as tensions in the Middle East continues to escalate, a lawmaker said on Sunday.…

AboitizPower subsidiary to download P6.5 M to host areas in Cebu

PR 12/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – AboitizPower subsidiary Therma Visayas, Inc. (TVI) is set to turn over a total of P6.5 million in financial benefits to its host areas by 2020, a development spurred by amendments to the revenue…

DOE green energy pricing program to attract investments, financing for renewable energy projects

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/13/2019

CEBU CITY — The green energy pricing program proposed by the Department of Energy aims to encourage investments and financing for renewable energy program. The government aims to increase the use of renewable energy by promoting the…

DoE eyes floating solar technology as source of energy

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/23/2019

CEBU CITY—The Department of Energy (DoE) is looking at the possibility of floating solar technology as an energy source. Speaking at the Association of Electricity Supply Industry of East Asia and the Western Pacific (AESIEAP) CEO Conference…

Green Energy Option Program: DOE to give consumers choice to tap renewable energy suppliers

Futch Anthony Inso 06/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Power consumers will soon have an option to source their supply from renewable energy producers with the implementation of the “Green Energy Option Program” by the Department of Energy (DOE). “This is more…

June 11 fuel price rollback: Gasoline cut by P2.40, diesel by P2.70

Futch Anthony Inso 06/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Good news for motorists. Oil companies have announced that they will be implementing a rollback on prices of petroleum products tomorrow, June 11. This is already the 3rd consecutive week where prices of…

DOE intensifies energy investments’ promotion to meet 2040 supply target

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/30/2019

CEBU CITY–The Department of Energy is calling for investments in energy project to attain the 43,765 megawatts targeted power supply for the Philippines by 2040. The Duterte administration had come up with policies to  make investing easier,…

DOE takes Energy Investment Forum to Visayas

PR 05/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Energy (DOE) through its Investment Promotion Office (IPO) brings the Visayas Energy Investment Forum (VEIF) to the Queen City of the South on Thursday, May 30, 2019. “Given the fast-paced…

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