by Win Gatchalian on August, 5, 2020

Meralco, other DUs warned vs possible bill shocks under MECQ

Senator Win Gatchalian warned the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) and other Distribution Utilities (DUs) against possible unexplained bill shocks, a replication of what transpired during the Luzon wide-Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) period.

by Win Gatchalian on August, 3, 2020

Sound policy for more sustainable transport system needed in a post COVID-19 world

As the country moves toward the promotion of sustainable transportation in a post-COVID-19 world, Senator Win Gatchalian sees the urgency to lay down a sound policy and regulatory framework for the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and the sustainability of the e-vehicle ecosystem.

by Win Gatchalian on July, 7, 2020

To ERC: Penalize distribution utilities that will fail to comply with power advisory

Senator Win Gatchalian has implored the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to penalize distribution utilities (DUs) that fail to comply with its advisories and directives aimed at alleviating the financial difficulties of Filipino power consumers given strict quarantine measures.

by Win Gatchalian on July, 4, 2020

DUs should expedite digitalization to protect consumer welfare

Senator Win Gatchalian has prodded distribution utilities to fast-track their digital transformation to deliver enhanced customer experience, particularly in payment systems.

by Win Gatchalian on July, 3, 2020

Meralco should explain unresolved bill shock; inquiry on power bill woes needed

Senator Win Gatchalian has chided the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) for failing to comply with its commitments to resolve the complaints of many power consumers over unexplained high electricity rates amid the government-imposed community quarantine.

by Win Gatchalian on June, 15, 2020

Meralco should incentivize online customers

Senator Win Gatchalian calls on the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) to incentivize customers moving into online transactions. 

by Win Gatchalian on June, 7, 2020

To DOE: Ensure reliable electricity to all households as schools prepare for distance learning

Senator Win Gatchalian has pressed the Department of Energy (DOE) into ensuring continuous delivery of electricity services in every household for students to utilize alternative learning modalities while schools prepare for the “new normal” in the education system.

by Win Gatchalian on June, 5, 2020

Extension in subsidizing electricity of low-income households needed

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the extension of lifeline rate subsidies for 20 more years in order to provide continuous relief to marginalized households or those who consume 100 kilowatt-hours or less of monthly electricity.

by Win Gatchalian on June, 1, 2020

Safe LPG use needed while families are forced to stay at home

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the passage of Senate Bill No. (SBN) 1188 or the proposed LPG Act, which seeks to streamline existing laws and regulations overseeing the domestic Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) industry.

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