What’s cooking? GMA invites bilyonaryos to dinner for Popo Lotilla

Energy Secretary Raphael “Popo” Lotilla reunited with his former boss and kingmaker, ex-President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, weeks after he joined the Marcos Jr. Cabinet.

The former President hosted dinner for friends and business leaders at the luxurious Manila House private club in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.

Among the VIP guests are Aboitiz Group big boss Sabin Aboitiz, who is head of Marcos Jr’s Private Sector Advisory Council, and RCBC matriarch Helen Yuchengco-Dee. Former First Gentleman Mike Arroyo was also in attendance.

Lotilla served as Arroyo’s Energy Secretary from 2005 to 2007.

DOE raises RE utilization percentage for on-grid areas

The Department of Energy (DOE) has increased the percentage of the utilization of renewable energy for on-grid areas from one percent to 2.52 percent in line with the administration’s goal of transitioning towards a sustainable and clean energy future.