December 13, 2017

ExciseTax on Coal Not As Damaging to Consumers as Apathetic Implementation of True CSP Policy

David Celestra Tan, MSK 10 December 2017 Our comrades in the Pro Consumer Advocacy movement have asked why MSK is not among the protesters against the proposed tax on coal.  Well, the reason is in our view it would be […]
December 5, 2017


David Celestra Tan, MSK December 5, 2017 There is an ongoing battle for the minds of the people and policy makers between pro-coal and pro-LNG. It is however not an either or question. The country needs a diversified energy source […]
May 3, 2017

Wanted: A Clear Energy Mix Strategy for the Country from DOE

David Celestra Tan, MSK 1 May 2017 One of the most critical functions of the Department of Energy is to provide a prescient Energy Mix strategy for power supply development.  And one of the expensive lessons learned since the power […]
March 7, 2017

Dreaming Realistic Options to Inter-Island Power Grid Links – Archipelagic Power Strategy for an Archipelagic Country

David Celestra Tan, MSK 5 March 2017 The Philippines has 7,017 islands with 20 major ones. Luzon, Most of Visayas, and soon Mindanao are connected to the main grid. Big islands like Palawan, Mindoro, Masbate, Marinduque, Romblon, Catanduanes, Bantayan Island, […]