Senator Win Gatchalian is asserting the need for strong government support in harnessing the full potential of the country’s indigenous energy resources to build a stable and sustainable supply of affordable electricity.
Senator Win Gatchalian over the weekend expressed optimism that prospective players will be encouraged to invest in the Philippine energy market as the government jumpstarts the implementation of vital reforms to eliminate red tape in the energy sector.
Senator Win Gatchalian on Thursday said that a common agenda of promoting sustainable energy development and environmental responsibility will continue to ensure strong ties of friendship between the Philippines and key European allies, despite controversies over the past year which had caused strained relations between the countries.
Senator Win Gatchalian wants the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to open its deliberations to the general public to guarantee that consumers get fair and reasonable power rates.
Senator Win Gatchalian wants to make funding available for electric cooperatives nationwide to make them more competent in disaster response and mitigation and prevent protracted power interruptions in areas hit by natural calamities.