Energy
by Win Gatchalian on August, 15, 2019

Comprehensive framework for electric vehicles pushed

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for a comprehensive framework for electric vehicles (EVs) to ensure the sustainability of the industry in the country as the Senate Committee on Energy began ironing out the details on how to address the challenges in the industry’s development.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on August, 7, 2019

Public hearing on electric vehicle adoption in PH held

The Senate Committee on Energy held a public hearing on a bill seeking to ensure not only the promotion and adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) but also the sustainability of the EV ecosystem in the country in the long run, Senator Win Gatchalian said.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on August, 6, 2019

Inquiry into PH greenhouse emissions sought

Senator Win Gatchalian is calling for the scrutiny of the level of the Philippines’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and an update on the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), the plan to ensure that the country meets its intended commitment to reduce at least 70 percent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030 conditioned on external support pursuant to the Paris Agreement.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on August, 5, 2019

Passage of Waste-To-Energy bill should be prioritized

Senator Win Gatchalian has committed to champion the creation of a regulatory framework for waste-to-energy (WTE) technologies in the 18th Congress, in line with the Duterte administration’s thrust to advance renewable energy in the country.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on July, 15, 2019

Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Biofuels to probe bioethanol feedstock woes

The Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Biofuels will dig deeper into the feedstock and pricing problems that continue to plague the biofuels industry in the country when the 18th Congress opens, Senator Win Gatchalian said.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on July, 15, 2019

Microgrid Systems bill for total PH household electrification prioritized

Senator Win Gatchalian has vowed to prioritize the passage of a bill in the 18th Congress that will spur microgrid development in unserved and underserved areas nationwide to help the government achieve its goal of 100% household electrification level by 2022.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on July, 10, 2019

Joint Congressional Power Commission renamed as Joint Congressional Energy Commission

The Joint Congressional Power Commission (JCPC), which serves as the country’s primary watchdog in the power sector, has been renamed to reflect the expansion of its oversight powers to the entire energy sector with the recent passage of Republic Act (RA) No. 11285 or the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act, Senator Win Gatchalian said.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on June, 29, 2019

Diversification of bioethanol feedstock sources needed

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for diversification of bioethanol feedstock sources and improved production processes to help bring down barriers preventing the takeoff of biofuels in the country.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on May, 28, 2019

Bicam oks Anti-Obstruction of Power Lines Act

A bicameral conference committee composed of lawmakers from the Senate and the House of Representatives has approved a bill establishing a mechanism that will allow for the responsive maintenance and rehabilitation of transmission, sub-transmission, and distribution lines to ensure the uninterrupted conveyance of electricity from power plants to consumers.

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