Department Circular

Rules on the Administration and Enforcement of the Obligations Designated Establishments Under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act

WHERES, Republic Act (RA) No. 7638, otherwise known as the "Department of Energy (DOE) Act of 1992," states that it is the policy of the State to ensure continuous, adequate, and economic supply of energy with the end in view of ultimately achieving self-reliance in the country's energy requirements through the integrated and intensive exploration, production, management, and... Read More

Published at: Business World Daily Tribune
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 05/27/2024

Amendment to Department Circular No. DC2023-10-0029 Providing Specific Auction Policy and Guidelines for Non-Fit-Eligible Renewable Energy Technologies in the Green Energy Auction Program

WHEREAS, on 12 December 2023, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued Department Circular (DC) No. DC2023-10-0029 titled, "Providing Specific Auction Policy and Guidelines for Non-Fit-Eligible Renewable Energy Technologies in the Green Energy Auction Program";

Published at: Daily Tribune BusinessWorld
Date Published [mm/dd/yyyy]: 04/08/2024

Declaring the Commercial Operations Date of Retail Competition and Open Access (RCOA) and Green Energy Option program (GEOP) in Mindanao

WHEREAS, Republic Act (RA) No. 9136, titled "Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001" or the EPIRA, declares the policy of the State, among others, to ensure the quality, reliability, security, and affordability of the supply of electric power and to ensure transparent and reasonable prices of electricity in a regime of free and fair competition and full public... Read More


Providing a Supplemental Policy for the Systematic Management of the DOE Reportorial Requirements of Electric Power Industry Participants - Generation Companies

WHEREAS, on 08 February 2022, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued Department Circular (DC) No. DC2022-02-0001, titled "Providing Policies for the Systematic Management of the DOE Reportorial Requirements for the Electric Power Industry Participants", mandating the systematic and timely submission of various data and information by the electric power industry participants... Read More


Adopting the Amended Rules and Regulations Governing the Philippine Downstream Natural Gas Industry

Pursuant to Republic Act (RA) No. 7638, known as the "Department of Energy Act of 1992", creating the Department of Energy (DOE), Executive Order No. 66, designating the DOE as the lead agency in developing the Philippine Downstream Natural Gas (DNG) Industry, and Administrative Order No. 38, providing for the institutional strengthening of the DOE, the DOE, in consultation with appropriate... Read More


Guidelines on the Conduct of Audit and Reportorial and Remittance Obligations of Upstream Conventional and Renewable Energy Service Contractors, Small-Scale Coal Mining Permittees, Accredited Coal Traders, Power Generating Companies, and/or Energy Resource Developers Including Reportorial Obligation of Coal End-Users

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 5(e) of Republic Act (RA) No. 7638 or the "Department of Energy Act of 1992", the Department of Energy (DOE) is mandated to regulate private sector activities relative to energy projects as provided for under existing laws;

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  • January 29, 2024 Business World
  • January 29, 2024 Daily Tribune... Read More

Adopting Further Amendments to the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Rules and WESM Manual on Procedures for the Monitoring of the Forecast Accuracy Standard (FAS) for Must-Dispatch Generating Units

WHEREAS, Section 30 and 37(f) of Republic Act(RA) No. 9136 or the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) provide that the Department of Energy (DOE), jointly with the electric power industry participants, shall formulate the detailed rules for the WESM, and for governing its operations;

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  • January 29, 2024 Business World... Read More

Adopting Further Amendments to the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Rules and the WESM Manual on Registration, Suspension and De-Registration Criteria and Procedures (Provisions on Preferential Dispatch of Renewable Energy Generating Units)

WHEREAS, Section 30 and 37(f) of Republic Act(RA) No. 9136 or the "Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001" (EPIRA), provide that the Department of Energy (DOE), jointly with the electric power industry participants, shall establish the WESM and formulate the detailed rules governing the operations thereof;

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Adopting Further Amendments to the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Rules and Various WESM Manuals

WHEREAS, Section 30 and 37(f) of Republic Act(RA) No. 9136 or the "Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001" (EPIRA), provide that the Department of Energy (DOE), jointly with the electric power industry participants, shall establish the WESM and formulate the detailed rules governing the operations thereof;

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Adopting Further Amendments to the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Manual on Dispute Resolution Regarding Disputes Under the Retail Rules

WHEREAS, Section 30 and 37(f) of Republic Act (RA) No. 9136 or the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) provide that the Department of Energy (DOE), jointly with the electric power industry participants, shall establish the WESM and formulate the detailed rules governing the operations thereof;

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