19 February 2020

  • NEA to Luzon, Visayas power co-ops: Prepare summer contingency plans
    THE National Electrification Administration (NEA) has called on all electric cooperatives (ECs) in Luzon and Visayas to prepare their respective contingency plans to mitigate the impact of power-supply deficiency during summer months. The agency said ECs must implement demand-side management programs and maximizing embedded power plants to reduce, if not eliminate, rotating brownouts during peak […]
  • Auctions could bring in $20-B RE investment to PHL, study shows
    A WHOPPING $20-billion investment in renewable energy (RE) could be raised by the Philippines over the next decade via auctions in and beyond the Green Energy Tariff Program proposed by the Department of Energy (DOE), a recent study has revealed. Titled “Paying Less for More-How Auctions Can Transform the Philippines Power Sector,” the latest report by […]
  • TWG to conduct review of BOC’s National Value Verification System implementation
    The House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Monday created a technical working group (TWG) to jointly review the implementation of the National Value Verification System (NVVS). In an interview with reporters following the BOC, briefing on the implementation of NVVS, Albay Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda said the committee, […]
  • The power of data–where do we find the data scientists?
    Last week, I highlighted the need to unlock the power of data; not surprisingly, readers responded, and addressed, the significant rise in demand for data specialists and the resulting talent crunch.   As the talent crunch is intensifying, it is essential to equip our people with the necessary digital skills for tomorrow, enabling them to […]
  • House panel approves 6 measures declaring 13 sites as protected areas
    The House Committee on Natural Resources has approved six bills declaring 13 sites in eight provinces as protected areas that are closed to commercial and large-scale exploitation. Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. of Dasmariñas City in Cavite, committee chairman, said the 13 sites would be added to a long list of watersheds, hills, mountains, parks, forest […]

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