MANILA, 24 August 2020 – Energy policy experts today affirmed an energy transition is well underway in the Philippines, thanks to bold moves from the Department of Energy (DOE) and the country’s largest utility, Meralco.
“Debates on pandemic-related power bills are far from resolved but we also believe it’s important to share our view that power sector […]
Energy experts, DOE to discuss future-proofing the Philippine energy market in Aug. 24 press briefing
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WHAT: Online press briefing on the current status of the Philippine energy transition and future-proofing the energy market amid the COVID-19 crisis, in line with the opinion piece published in BusinessMirror last August 15, authored by Sara Jane Ahmed and […]
Published in Business Mirror, 15 August 2020 by Sara Jane Ahmed & Alberto Dalusung III
IN recent days, the country’s energy sector has been abuzz with talk from the energy managers of a drive to accelerate indigenous energy development.
This is driven by the experience of the real fears of imported fuel supply insecurity for […]
The Philippines can either attract $20 billion in renewable energy investments over the next 10 years, or be left with $20 billion of stranded [coal] assets, IEEFA energy finance analyst Sara Jane Ahmed said on ANC’s Dateline Philippines on March 6, 2020. (Reporting from Dateline Philippines/ ANC)
By Viking Logarta & Sara Jane Ahmed
Yes to the first, and a nuanced no to the second.
President Duterte said in his State of the Nation Address last year: “We recognize the urgent need to ensure the sustainability and […]
10 May 2019 — The cloud of uncertainty that hovered over stakeholders in the power sector was lifted by the Supreme Court (SC) decision on the competitive procurement of power supply by distribution utilities, mainly for residential ratepayers, last May 3. The aims and expected results of that decision are to […]
(Posted on Early Edition on ANC, April 16, 2019) ICSC senior policy advisor Atty. Pete Maniego tells Michelle Ong about the economic benefits of transitioning from coal to renewable energy and from centralized to distributed generation systems in today’s Early Edition on ANC.
MANILA, 3 April 2019 – An international policy group commended the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) today for promoting fair competition in pursuit of cheaper, more reliable power in the draft rules it recently issued covering power supply agreements (PSAs).
“The ERC is right to protect the public from […]
Isabella Ann Mendoza
Editor’s Note: ICSC in cooperation with the Climate Change Commission, Visayas State University’s Institute for Strategic Research and Development Studies, and Action for Economic Reforms, organized a forum entitled “Shifting Financial Flows to Low Carbon Development in Eastern Visayas” in […]