The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) hearings on the first set of feed-in tariffs for emerging renewables officially ended March 20, but significant obstacles to accelerated development remain. Read more
This one from ABS-CBN news:
Energy Secretary Rene Almendras said on Tuesday he was not aware of reports he would be replacing Executive Secretary Paquito “Jojo” Ochoa.
In a text message to ABS-CBN, Almendras said: “I am not aware of such or any plans in that direction. My responsibility and commitment is to the energy sector and I am just doing my job as Energy Secretary.”
He even chided, “I am E.S., the Energy Secretary,” making reference to the initials he shares with Ochoa’s position.
Ochoa’s fitness to be executive secretary, also known as the “Little President,” has been doubted as one blunder was committed after another.
So tempting to say, “how soon can you begin, E.S.?” How bad could a new E.S. be? You know what I mean?