Filipino households will no longer have to deal with the consequences of having illegally-refilled and poor-quality Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders once the LPG Act is passed, according to Senator Win Gatchalian.
After last week’s filing of Senate Resolution No. 219 seeking to scrutinize the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines’ (NGCP) mandate in safeguarding the grid amid national security concerns, Senator Win Gatchalian has filed three more resolutions in his desire to probe NGCP.
Senator Win Gatchalian, chair of the Senate Committee on Energy, filed Senate Resolution No. 219 directing the Senate Energy Committee to scrutinize the compliance of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) on its mandate to safeguard the grid and ensure continuous electricity supply in the country.
The Murang Kuryente Act will soon lift the burden of every household of having to pay additional costs in electricity bill.
Ahead of the scheduled budget hearing this November, Senator Win Gatchalian expresses concern that the budget to be allocated for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) total electrification program of the country could end up as slush fund or simply “pork”.
Senator Win Gatchalian pushes for the creation of a world-class and independent energy research and policy institute as soon as possible to help address research and policy gaps in the local energy sector and bring about reforms that will directly benefit Filipinos.
Senator Win Gatchalian has urged the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to stick to its commitments on the final determination of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines’ (NGCP) fourth regulatory period.
Senator Win Gatchalian has urged the Department of Energy (DOE) to thoroughly study the proposal to increase biofuel content in diesel to help absorb oversupply in the country’s copra industry.