January 16, 2018

Consumer protection vs regulatory capture

By BusinessMirror Editorial – January 15, 2018 Last December the Office of the Ombudsman ordered the one-year suspension of four commissioners of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) for, among other offenses, failing to implement the government’s policy against anticompetitive behavior […]
January 15, 2018

2-year FIT extension set for biomass, hydro projects

By Myrna M. Velasco – January 14, 2018, 10:01 PM from Manila Bulletin Renewable energy (RE) developments on biomass and run-of-river hydro technologies have successfully secured two-year extension on their feed-in-tariff (FIT) incentive scheme, Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi has told […]
January 15, 2018

International experts find Bataan Nuclear Plant repairable

By Alena Mae S. Flores – January 14, 2018 at 07:09 pm from manilastandard.net International nuclear experts found the mothballed 620-megawatt Bataan Nuclear Power Plant repairable, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said over the weekend. Technicians from Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corp. […]
January 15, 2018

Cusi says 2 LNG bids rejected by PNOC

By Alena Mae S. Flores – January 14, 2018 at 06:42 pm from manilastandard.net Philippine National Oil Co. rejected two unsolicited proposals out of the seven groups that expressed interest in teaming up with the government to build the country’s planned […]