Inter-agency MOU on Developing Energy Efficient Cold Chain Signed

April 8, 2022 – A Memorandum of Understanding among the Department of Energy – Energy Utilization Management Bureau (DOE-EUMB), Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) and Board of Investments – National Cold Chain Committee (BOI – NC3) to develop minimum energy performance policies has been signed. 

The said collaboration provides for the establishment of a technical working group that will develop a minimum energy performance policy for the cold chain sector and minimum energy performance standard for commercial refrigeration to promote energy savings while contributing to the country’s nationally determined contribution (NDC) targets. 

Also present in the virtual MOU signing ceremony are Department of Trade and Industry – Bureau of Philippine Standards (DTI-BPS) Assistant Director Ferdinand L. Manfoste, on behalf of Director Neil P. Catajay, Cold Chain Association of the Philippines (CCAP) President Mr. Anthony S. Dizon and UNIDO Country Representative Mr. Teddy G. Monroy who expressed their support for the said initiative.