Cusi Salutes Linemen-Heroes of Task Force Kapatid

Published on Tuesday, 29 November 2016

For their selfless dedication, Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi salutes the heroes of the power sector during the supertyphoon Lawin restoration efforts.


(Taguig City) For their selfless dedication, Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi salutes the heroes of the power sector during the supertyphoon Lawin restoration efforts.

“In behalf of the entire energy family, my sincerest appreciation and gratitude to all the linemen and staff who braved the storm to ensure that electricity will be accessible again to the affected areas of Lawin,” Cusi expressed.

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STATEMENT: Sec. Cusi on the ERC-Villa Issue

Published on Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Department of Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi has written a letter to Charie Villa offering the department's sincerest sympathies on the unexpected death of her brother, Atty. Francisco Villa.

He said the Department, together with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), is resolute in finding out the truth behind the allegations and issues raised.

"We need a strong energy regulator and a united energy family. Our strength should be based on the truth. As the leader of the sector, I enjoin everyone to be fair," Cusi said.

"We need to ensure that ERC personnel are able t... Read more

Advisory on Illegal Solicitations

Published on Monday, 21 November 2016

(Taguig City.) The Department of Energy (DOE) is advising the energy participants and stakeholders to be aware of the unusual and illegitimate calls from unknown individuals posing as Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi.

The Office of the Secretary has been receiving reports regarding these individuals asking for donations/solicitations for certain projects, events or programs to extort money or gain favors.

We warn the public that such acts (i.e., Illegal Solicitations) are not authorized nor tolerated by Secretary Cusi and should be reported immediately to his office through th... Read more

STATEMENT: Power Situation for 16 Nov. 2016

Published on Thursday, 17 November 2016

(Quezon City). The Department of Energy (DOE) continues to monitor the power situation in Luzon and the Visayas following the tripping of eight large power plants with a total of 2,407 megawatts (MW) capacity at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (15 November).

In finding the root cause of the power situation, Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi directed all involved industry participants, including generation companies, the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines and distribution utilities to explain... Read more


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