DOE denies Luzon grid on yellow power alert until June

The Department of Energy DOE on Monday refuted a media report that the Luzon island has been placed on the second highest alert until June due to insufficient power reserves. A newspaper citing the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines NGCP had reported that a yellow alert was raised in Luzon after several power plants…

DOE works on LNG policy

The Department of Energy (DOE) is working on a liquefied natural gas (LNG) policy necessary to help the industry move forward and provide the country additional sources of power, a ranking official said. In an interview, DOE Undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella said the agency has started gathering the latest data and information related to LNG…

Energy department mulls options for Agus-Pulangi privatization

THE Department of Energy (DoE) is looking at other options on how Mindanao’s main power source, the Agus-Pulangi hydroelectric plants, will be privatized. Energy Undersecretary Felix William B. Fuentebella said the department is considering the transfer of the hydropower complex to PNOC Renewables Corp. (PNOC RC), a subsidiary of DoE-attached agency Philippine National Oil Co….