Vehicle fuel economy labelling in the Philippines becomes mandatory

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President Rodrigo Duterte approved the “Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act” of the Philippines last April 12, 2019. The law, also known as Republic Act (RA) 11285, is an “act institutionalizing energy efficiency and conservation (EE&C), enhancing the efficient use of energy, and granting incentives to energy efficiency and conservation projects.” It seeks to promote the […]

MRV training paves the way for finalizing the Philippines’ transport NDCs

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Participants of the MRV Training envisioning the transport system they dream of for the Philippines (April 2019)

Quezon City, Philippines – On April 24-26, 2019, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) of the Philippines participated in a training on Measurement, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) for Sustainable Transport conducted by the GIZ Transport and Climate Change (TCC) Project together with the University of the Philippines National Center for Transportation Studies (UP NCTS). Twenty-five (25) […]

Six years of sustainable land transport in the Philippines: GIZ TCC Project Culmination

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Makati City, Philippines – On November 28, 2018, the GIZ Project “Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Mitigation in the Land Transport Sector in the ASEAN Region”, also known as the “Transport and Climate Change (TCC)” Project, commemorated six years of its achievements in advancing sustainable land transport in the Philippines. Mr. Friedel Sehlleier, Deputy Director […]

Advancing the fuel economy labeling policy in the Philippines

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Taguig City, Philippines – Last September 5, 2018, the Department of Energy (DOE) organised a roundtable discussion with the private sector to agree on the provisions of the Philippines’ guidelines on fuel economy (FE) labeling for light duty vehicles. For this roundtable discussion, DOE invited representatives from vehicle manufacturers, importers, and dealers, together with GIZ, […]

12 future trainers from 4 ASEAN countries trained on MRV for Transport – TCC reaches the next step in the role out of its innovative MRV training

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July 2018, Thailand – Transport professionals from TCC partner government agencies from Viet Nam, Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines came together from 23rd to 26th July 2018 to participate in the Training of Trainers Course at the Climate Change International Technical and Training Centre (CITC) of the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) in Bangkok. […]