After 18 years, Epira failed to give PHL energy security | BusinessMirror

Reference: Ofreneo, R. E. (2019, May 02). After 18 years, Epira failed to give PHL energy security. BusinessMirror. Retrieved May 28, 2019 from https://businessmirror.com.ph/2019/05/02/after-18-years-epira-failed-to-give-phl-energy-security After 18 years, Epira failed to give PHL energy security By Rene E. Ofreneo – May 2, 2019 After hearing for four grueling hours the testimonies of industry power players and … Continue reading

Power panel passes amendments to EPIRA IRR | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, May 02). Power panel passes amendments to EPIRA IRR. BusinessWorld. Retrieved May 29, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/power-panel-passes-amendments-to-epira-irr/ Power panel passes amendments to EPIRA IRR May 2, 2019 | 10:02 pm THE Joint Congressional Power Commission (JCPC) on Thursday approved amendments to the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Electric Power … Continue reading

NGO asks for a review of EPIRA | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Casayuran, M. (2019, May 02). NGO asks for a review of EPIRA. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 29, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/05/02/ngo-asks-for-a-review-of-epira/ NGO asks for a review of EPIRA Published May 2, 2019, 8:58 PM By Mario Casayuran Murang Kuryente Partylist (MKP), a non-government organization (NGO), yesterday urged Congress to punish abusive power companies and implement … Continue reading

DoE, House dip power rates | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bajo, AJ. (2019, January 23). DoE, House dip power rates. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 21, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/01/23/doe-house-dip-power-rates/ DoE, House dip power rates By AJ Bajo – January 23, 2019 12:07 AM The Department of Energy (DoE) yesterday welcomed moves by the House Committee on Energy to find ways … Continue reading

‘Murang kuryente’ bill OK’d on 3rd reading | BusinessMirror

Reference: de la Cruz, J. M. (2019, February 6). ‘Murang kuryente’ bill OK’d on 3rd reading. BusinessMirror. Retrieved February 6, 2019 from https://businessmirror.com.ph/2019/02/06/murang-kuryente-bill-okd-on-3rd-reading/ ‘Murang kuryente’ bill OK’d on 3rd reading By Jovee Marie de la Cruz – February 6, 2019 THE House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure seeking to reduce … Continue reading

Developing Liguasan a priority — Cusi | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Lozada, C. (2019, February 04). Developing Liguasan a priority — Cusi. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 04, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/04/developing-liguasan-a-priority-cusi/ Developing Liguasan a priority — Cusi By Chito Lozada – February 4, 2019 12:05 AM Unlocking the promises of Mindanao through the autonomous Bangsamoro region will include the exploration and development … Continue reading

Energy dep’t seeking stakeholder comment on draft EPIRA IRR amendments | BusinessWorld

Reference: Saulon, V. V. (2018, August 23). Energy dep’t seeking stakeholder comment on draft EPIRA IRR amendments. BusinessWorld. Retrieved May 29, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/energy-dept-seeking-stakeholder-comment-on-draft-epira-irr-amendments/ Energy dep’t seeking stakeholder comment on draft EPIRA IRR amendments August 23, 2018 | 8:58 pm THE Department of Energy (DoE) is soliciting comment on draft amendments to the implementing rules … Continue reading

House review of prepaid power service sought | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2018, August 06). House review of prepaid power service sought. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 07, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/272370/house-review-of-prepaid-power-service-sought.html House review of prepaid power service sought posted August 06, 2018 at 11:05 pm by Maricel Cruz A pro-administration lawmaker on Monday underscored the need for Congress to review pertinent laws governing the use of … Continue reading

Big babies | Opinion | The Philippine Star

Reference: Villanueva, M.A. (2018, February 07). Big babies. The Philippine Star. Retrieved February 07, 2018 from http://www.philstar.com/opinion/2018/02/07/1785273/big-babies Big babies COMMONSENSE By Marichu A. Villanueva (The Philippine Star) | Updated February 7, 2018 – 12:00am While there maybe a flurry of controversies and scandals being looked into by the 17th Congress, the Senators quietly approved on third and … Continue reading

Salceda says approved Public Service Act amendments to boost investments| The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Tribune Wires. (2017, September 4). Salceda says approved Public Service Act amendments to boost investments. The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved September 4, 2017 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/metro/salceda-says-approved-public-service-act-amendments-to-boost-investments Salceda says approved Public Service Act amendments to boost investments Written by  Tribune Wires Sunday, 03 September 2017 The House of Representatives approved last Tuesday House … Continue reading

Lawmakers want government to build power plants

Lawmakers want government to build power plants By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 21, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Diaz, J. (2016, August 21). Lawmakers want government to build power plants. Philstar. Retrieved August 22, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/08/21/1615718/lawmakers-want-government-build-power-plants MANILA, Philippines – Eight members of the House of Representatives are urging Congress to allow … Continue reading

Epira review stalled by House talks on emergency powers

Epira review stalled by House talks on emergency powers Marc Jayson Cayabyab @MJcayabyabINQ INQUIRER.net 2:08 PM | Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 Reference: Cayabyab, M.J. (2015, January 27). Epira review stalled by House talks on emergency powers. Inquirer.net. Retrieved June 27, 2016 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/668297/epira-review-stalled-by-house-talks-on-emergency-powers MANILA, Philippines—A party-list representative on Tuesday lamented the stalled discussions of the … Continue reading

Lawmaker seeks repeal of energy tax | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Lawmaker seeks repeal of energy tax | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Source: Tribune Wires. (2016, May 10). Lawmaker seeks repeal of energy tax. The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved May 11, 2016 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/lawmaker-seeks-repeal-of-energy-tax Written by Tribune Wires Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:00 A lawmaker from the Visayas … Continue reading

Congress, DOE set talks on emergency powers

Reference: Gonzales, I. (2014, September 22). Congress, DOE set talks on emergency powers. Philstar.com. Retrieved November 04, 2015 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/09/22/1371785/congress-doe-set-talks-emergency-powers Congress, DOE set talks on emergency powers By Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 22, 2014 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Energy (DOE) and Congress are set to discuss President … Continue reading

Privatization is key | Inquirer Opinion

Privatization is key | Inquirer Opinion. Philippine Daily Inquirer 12:11 AM | Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 Power outages are expected, especially this summer when the supply-demand gap thins. However, the massive blackout that hit Mindanao on April 5 did not fall in that category. While the Department of Energy investigates the cause of the island-wide … Continue reading

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