News and Announcements

DOE Usec. Felix William B. Fuentebella talks about the EE&C bill during his keynote message for the Energy Efficiency Experts Dialogue of the RE EE Philippines 2019 on 21 March 2019. (PE2 photo)
25 Mar

DOE to draft IRR for EE&C bill

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Energy (DOE) is preparing to lay down rules once the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act, which is seen to unlock a capacity of 45,900 megawatts until 2040 through energy efficiency adoption and investments, is signed by the President.

DOE Undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella said Congress has already transmitted the reconciled EE&C bill to Malacañang.

DOE and PE2 confirmed during the RE EE Philippines 2019 event on 21 March 2019 that the Office of the President has received on 14 March 2019 the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act transmitted by the 17th Congress. From left: Christoph Menke, UBM Advisor, DOE-EUMB Director Cesar G. Dela Fuente III, Pam Mallari-Valenzuela of Signify Philippines, DOE Usec. Felix William B. Fuentebella, BOI Governor Napoleon E. Concepcion, PE2 president Alexander Ablaza, and Dexter Deyto, UBM Phils general manager. (PE2 ph
21 Mar

DOE and PE2 confirm that EE&C Act is now in Malacañang

PASAY CITY, 21 March 2019 – The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance (PE2) confirmed in a public forum held in the SMX Convention Center earlier today that the Office of the President has received on 14 March 2019 the Energy Efficiency and Conservation (EE&C) Act transmitted by both chambers of the 17th Congress. The report was made during the Energy Efficiency Experts’ Dialogue of the RE EE Philippines 2019, a bi-annual event of which PE2 is a collaborating partner for the energy efficiency sector.

Shortly after he announced that the EE&C bill is with the Office of the President, DOE Usec. Felix William B. Fuentebella (4th from left) joins PE2 president Alexander Ablaza (leftmost), DOE-EUMB Director Cesar G. dela Fuente III (2nd from left), DOE-EECD Division Chief Artemio P. Habitan (rightmost) and other DOE and EU-ASEP staff during the RE EE Philippines exhibitions on 21 March 2019. (PE2 photo)
21 Mar

Energy conservation bill up for Duterte signature, says DOE

The measure which aims to institutionalize energy conservation and efficiency in the country has been transmitted to Malacañang for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature, the Department of Energy (DOE) said Thursday.

15 Mar

Editorial: Energy Efficiency and Conservation

In light of the recent spike in electricity and oil prices, the Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance (PE2) is seeking the passage of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation (EE&C) Act as a way to temper the impact of the price increases.