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Senator Pia S. Cayetano chairs a recent meeting of the Senate Ways & Means Committee. (Photo: piacayetano.ph)
19 Nov

PE2 asks Senate panel to preserve EE fiscal incentives under CITIRA bill

SENATE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Pasay City, 19 November 2019 – The Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance (PE2) formally submitted earlier today a position paper to Senator Pia S. Cayetano, in her capacity as Chairperson of the Committee on Ways and Means of the Senate of the Philippines.

PE2 trustees join ECCP organizers and VIP guests during the opening sessions of Future Cities Forum 2019 on 13 November 2019. Group photo (L-R): Gerry Constantino of ECCP, Douglas Liner of EU-ASEP, Juergen Lorenz of ECCP, Alexander Ablaza of PE2, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, Sec. Mark Villar of DPWH, Ruth Yu-Owen of PE2 and ECCP and Florian Gottein of ECCP. (PE2 photos by Luigi Eusebio)
13 Nov

PE2 leads EE track in ECCP’s Future Cities Forum 2019

PARANAQUE CITY, 13 November 2019 – The Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance (PE2) actively supported here today the Future Cities Forum 2019, as co-organizer of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP). PE2 trustees and officers led the energy efficiency (EE) presentations and invited special guests from Government to kick off ECCP’s two-day event held at the Solaire Resort.

Left Photo: PE2 president Alexander Ablaza delivers a report to the Committee on Energy (COE) of the House of Representatives on the status of the EE&C Act on 12 November 2019. Upper right photo: COE Chairman Lord Allan Jay Q. Velasco and EU-ASEP Team Leader Douglas Liner exchange tokens after the special COE meeting. (PE2 photos by Luigi Eusebio)
12 Nov

PE2 updates House COE on EE&C Act status

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Quezon City, 12 November 2019 – Upon the request of the Committee on Energy (COE) of the House of Representatives (HRep), the Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance (PE2) reported here earlier today on the status of the implementation of Republic Act 11285, otherwise known as the Energy Efficiency and Conservation (EE&C) Act. PE2 president Alexander Ablaza was one of the resource persons during a special meeting convened by COE Chairman Lord Allan Jay Q.

Left Photo: PE2 president Alexander Ablaza delivers a presentation on private capital mobilization for public sector energy efficiency projects in an LGU forum held at ADB HQ on 11 November 2019. Right Photo (L-R): Douglas Liner of EU-ASEP, Diana Connett of ADB, Maria Lerma L. Advincula of PPP Center, Rustico Noli Cruz of DBP, and Ablaza. (PE2 photos by Luigi Eusebio)
11 Nov

PE2 promotes ESCO, PPP contracts for EE by LGUs

ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK, Mandaluyong City, 11 November 2019 – The Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance (PE2) promoted during a forum held here today energy service contract (ESCO) performance contracting and public-private partnership (PPP) transactions as financing modalities that local government units (LGUs) can adopt for energy efficiency (EE) projects in their localities.

Lower Right Photo: House Committee on Energy (COE) Chairman Lord Allan Jay Q. Velasco (center, first row) joined COE members and staff, PE2 officers, trustees and member representatives in a group photo during the exhibit opening ceremony on 11 November 2019. (PE2 photos)
11 Nov

HRep COE and PE2 open energy efficiency exhibits

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Quezon City, 11 November 2019 – The Committee on Energy (COE) of the House of Representatives (HRep) and the Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance (PE2) jointly opened earlier today a 4-day exhibition “A Showcase of Energy Efficiency Services and Technologies” at the North Wing lobby of the Batasan Complex. The HRep was led by COE Chairman Lord Allan Jay Q. Velasco, while PE2 was led by its president Alexander Ablaza. The Department of Energy (DOE) was represented by Director Patrick T. Aquino of the Energy Utilization and Management Bureau.

PE2 president Alexander Ablaza (right photo) presents civil society and EE sectors’ position on the need to improve the specific guidelines for energy efficiency projects under BOI’s Investment Priorities Plan during a BOI-GIZ workshop on EE fiscal incentives on 6 November 2019. PE2 officers Theresa Acedillo Lapuz (seated foreground, inset) and Luigi Eusebio (rightmost, group photo) also represented the Alliance in the workshop. (PE2 photos by Luigi Eusebio)
06 Nov

BOI asks PE2 to share position on EE fiscal incentives under IPP

MAKATI CITY, 6 November 2019 – The Board of Investments (BOI) asked the Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance (PE2) to present its position on the need to improve the specific guidelines for energy efficiency (EE) projects under the current Investment Priorities Plan (IPP) during a workshop held earlier today at the City Garden Grand Hotel by the BOI, with technical assistance from Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

APEIA co-chair Alexander Ablaza speaks during the SEforALL-ADB-SEAS Deep Dive Workshop on Access to Cooling during the Asia Clean Energy Summit 2019, part of Singapore International Energy Week 2019 (Photo: SEAS)
01 Nov

Scaling up efficient cooling needs innovative finance – Ablaza

SINGAPORE, 1 November 2019 – Alexander Ablaza presented here today the urgent need to develop innovative channels of energy efficiency capital to be able to scale up energy-efficient cooling and other energy efficiency projects across Asia. Ablaza’s presentation was part of the deep dive workshop on access to cooling, co-organized by the United Nations Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) as part of the Asia Clean Energy Summit 2019 and the Singapore International Energy Week 2019.

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Republic Act 11285

R.A. 11285 - An Act Institutionalizing Energy Efficiency and Conservation, Enhancing the Efficient Use of Energy, and Granting Incentives to Energy Efficiency and Conservation Projects

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