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The final increase in excise tax under the TRAIN law can only be imposed on new stocks acquired in 2020, not on oil produced or imported in 2019
The urgent need for electricity access is hardly considered during preparations against disasters; it is only considered in the wake of disasters when supplies have been cut off
Millions of households continue to be without electricity, and many other areas with a limited service of only 4 to 6 hours per day
Ivo Sanader and energy group MOL's Zsolt Hernadi are convicted of 'receiving and giving a bribe' concerning a 2009 deal after the purchase of shares in a local oil and gas group
The Department of Energy says oil companies may face large-scale estafa charges if they slap the TRAIN law's new taxes on old stocks in 2020
Can China really remotely control – and shut down – the Philippines’ electricity? Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana wants to find out.
Rufo Colayco, president and CEO of the Metro Clark Waste Management Corporation, says his company’s unsolicited proposal is currently 'under evaluation by government.'
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says its inspectors had 'detected natural uranium particles of anthropogenic origin at a location in Iran not declared to the agency'
The Department of Energy directs Semirara Mining and Power Corporation to suspend coal mining activities after a mudslide last October
Scientists says if majority of energy is derived from solar and wind power it could cut adverse health effects from electricity production by 80% compared with our current fossil-heavy economies
If the aim is to meet the Paris Agreement targets of limiting global warming, then governments will have to adopt 'rapid and widespread changes across all parts of the energy system,' says the IEA
Iran has also developed two new advanced centrifuges, one of which is undergoing testing, says Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran
Dennis Uy's Dito Telecommunity is gathering business partners to take on telco giants Globe and Smart, and attract their subscribers
Iran hopes that during Grossi's tenure, the IAEA 'can neutrally and professionally undertake its international responsibilities and sensitive missions,' foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi says
The election of Rafael Grossi, Argentina's ambassador to the IAEA, comes at a critical time for the Vienna-based agency as Iran is decreasing its commitments under the 2015 landmark deal
Researchers invent device that generates light from the cold night sky – here's what it means for millions living off grid
With the efficiency of everyday technologies continually improving, thermolectric devices could play an important role in powering society before long
Zimbabwe is dealing with hyperinflation which has seen many families living on a single meal a day
The High Court directs the Energy Regulatory Commission to review Meralco's unbundled rates 'for determination of a reasonable and fair valuation of the regulatory asset base that will provide electricity to consumers in the least cost manner'
The Department of Energy says oil firms could have implemented even lower rates this week, but did not do so
Meanwhile, energy officials give assurances oil supplies in the country remain sufficient and that the impact of the incident on the Philippines is still 'premature'
The International Atomic Energy Agency official's visit comes a day after Iran announced its latest step in reducing its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal
The country's Atomic Energy Organization says it would give UN inspectors access to monitor its nuclear sites
Iran's atomic energy organization is set to announce Tehran's third round of cuts in its nuclear commitments since May
The Green Thumb Coalition calls for a shift to renewable energy in view of the current climate emergency
'The target is by end of 2030, [renewable capacity] should be 15,000 megawatts. However, based on our assessment, around 7,000 MW was recorded from 2011 to 2017,' says Department of Energy official Mylene Capongcol
Two other bidders were included 'merely to comply' with the requirement that there be at least 3 bidders, says an audit observation memorandum
'No further pleadings or motions will be entertained. Let entry of judgment be made immediately,' says the Supreme Court
The Makabayan bloc is asking the Supreme Court to nullify the practice of charging bill deposits to electric consumers
The Department of Energy faces multiple cases on its move to break down how oil companies come up with fuel prices
Power for People Coalition calls on the President to come up with an executive order that will formalize his directive for the energy department to fast-track 'the development of renewable energy sources'
The race to succeed Yukiya Amano on a permanent basis will be particularly keenly watched given heightened international tensions over Iran's nuclear activities
The longtime Japanese diplomat, who was 72, holds the International Atomic Energy Agency's top job and has done so since December 2009
Tehran breaches the limit of 300kg for stockpiles or enriched uranium
At the Asia Clean Energy Forum in Manila, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao says it could not rule out funding coal power as there is 'no other option' for some countries in Asia
Iranian energy imports are vital to Iraq, one of the world's hottest countries, which faces chronic blackouts that often leave homes without power for up to 20 hours a day
The kilogram will now be defined in terms of the Planck constant – the ratio of a frequency of light, on the one hand, to the quantum energy of that frequency, on the other
It is not 'wealthy country warming' that is happening, but global warming. We all live in a planet that has been warming.
It’s good for the environment but can it really power homes and businesses 24/7?
(UPDATED) Distribution utilities like Meralco are now compelled to enter into a competitive selection process instead of their prior self-negotiated deals which advocates say could burden consumers for 20 years
The Department of Energy says electric cooperatives in Pampanga are working to restore power in the province before sunset on Tuesday, April 23
Lucille Abad's invention is one of the 5 finalists for projects in the field of non-energy application of nuclear technologies at the recently held World Atomic Energy Expo Awards 2019 in Sochi, Russia
The Department of Energy says the short-term answers are not enough to address the recent power shortages.
The Philippine Competition Commission finds no issues with AC Energy acquiring a stake in Phinma Energy Corporation
Aboitiz Power Corporation's Manny Rubio says companies won't connive to cause power outages, as these are bad for business
(UPDATED) Meralco is again implementing rotational brownouts in parts of Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, and Laguna due to low power supply on Monday, April 15
The ruling nullifies a number of orders made by the ERC in 2014 declaring wholesale electricity spot market prices void for being unreasonable or otherwise uncompetitive
Double-digit growth in solar and wind power generation is still not fast enough to meet soaring electricity demand which also pushed up the use of coal
(UPDATED) 'The choice of law and the venue for disputes is once again surrendered by the Philippines in favor of China,' senatorial bet Neri Colmenares tells Rappler
The Duterte government seems to be exaggerating the benefits of the Kaliwa Dam project and downplaying its costs and risks
Unlike other sources of energy, there are ways to keep geothermal sources abundant