Energy
by Win Gatchalian on April, 15, 2020

To ERC: Mitigate impact of piled up electricity rates through staggered payment

Senator Win Gatchalian said the government needs to come up with a solution to ease the burden of Filipino households, whose electricity bills are expected to pile up after a month of reprieve especially that the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) has been extended.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on April, 2, 2020

Consumers should not pay unused electricity contracted by DUs amid Luzon lockdown

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) and power generating companies (GenCos) to relax the provisions in the Power Supply Agreements (PSAs) so that consumers won’t have to pay for unused electricity since there has been a decrease in electricity demand during this time of enhanced community quarantine.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on March, 28, 2020

Extend price freeze on LPG, kerosene amid COVID-19

With the enhanced community quarantine expected to go beyond April, Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the government to extend the price freeze on Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) which households commonly use for their day-to-day needs.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on March, 19, 2020

Resolution to avert possible rotating summer brownouts filed

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a resolution to look into the initiatives of all energy agencies and stakeholders in ensuring the reliability, security and affordability of electric power supply during the summer season.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on March, 9, 2020

NGCP fails to submit itself to audit; set to face Senate Energy Committee

Officials of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) will need to do a lot of explaining on their failure to submit to a mandatory audit when they face the Senate Energy Committee again on Tuesday, March 10.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on March, 5, 2020

EV a big win for the environment and energy independence

Senator Win Gatchalian expressed optimism that the Electric Vehicles and Charging Station Act may help reduce oil consumption in the country by as much as 146.56 million barrels per year and create a US$9.8 billion savings or ₱490 billion per year, if implemented correctly.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on February, 27, 2020

PH’s first world-class energy institute to rise soon

The Senate is close to approving the creation of the Philippine Energy Research and Policy Institute (PERPI), the country’s first energy think tank that could bridge research and policy gaps in the energy sector.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on February, 12, 2020

‘Reduce, reuse, recycle’ a failure, Waste-to-Energy technology needed

Senator Win Gatchalian expresses dismay over a report by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) that only 30% percent of barangays nationwide, or an estimated 12,614 out of 42,045, are practicing segregation, emphasizing that the waste heirarchy of ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ (3Rs) is a failure.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on February, 10, 2020

Continuous probing of NGCP operation, concession and franchise agreements needed

The Senate Committee on Energy chaired by Senator Win Gatchalian will dig deeper into the constitutional violations that the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) committed with respect to its concession and franchise agreements.

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