6 days DOE seeks Japan help to power islands MB |Biz
By Myrna M. Velasco The Department of Energy is seeking collaboration with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan for the deployment of distributed energy systems (DES) for island-provinces in the Philippines. Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi (doe.media@doe.gov.ph) Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi noted this has been key part of the discussion he had with METI during bilateral talks with Japan’s State Minister Yoshihiko Isozaki on the sidelines of the recently concluded ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) in Thailand. The Philippine energy chief indicated the DOE’s interest “to be part of METI’s program to evaluate the ... more