Department Order No. DO2014-05-0009

Creating a Task Force to Study Ways to Reduce the Price of Electricity

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 7638, otherwise known as the "Department of Energy Act of 1992," declared the policy of the State to:

(a) ensure a 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 development of the country's indigenous energy resources, and through the judicious conservation, renewal and efficient utilization of energy to keep pace with the country's growth and economic development and taking into consideration the active participation of the private sector in the various areas of energy resource development; and

(b) rationalize, integrate, and coordinate the various programs of the Government towards self-sufficiency and enhanced productivity in power and energy without sacrificing ecological concerns;

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