Senator Win Gatchalian wants to look into the operations of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to verify whether Filipinos are in charge of its day-to-day management amid national security concerns.
While the Department of Energy awaits Malacanang’s reply on its submitted nuclear policy, Senator Win Gatchalian said the DOE should release a report to the public on the integrated work plan for nuclear power infrastructure in the country.
Senator Win Gatchalian has called on the Department of Energy (DOE) to make full use of the Energy Virtual One Stop Shop (EVOSS) Law and the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Law to ensure adequate power supply in anticipation of a high demand during the summer season.
Senator Win Gatchalian has once again pressed for the immediate issuance of the Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) for the “Murang Kuryente Act,” saying that the delay denies ordinary Filipinos of having cheap electricity.
To protect consumers from premature price increases and profiteering, Senator Win Gatchalian urges the Department of Energy (DOE) to create a task force that will closely monitor the implementation of the new round of increases in excise tax on fuel this January.
With Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu’s pronouncements that the country, particularly Metro Manila, is now in the middle of a garbage crisis, Senator Win Gatchalian calls on everyone to manage their waste and practice environmentally friendly activities, especially in this time of the year.
Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the National Electrification Administration (NEA) to make full use of the Electric Cooperatives Emergency and Resiliency Fund (ECERF) to ensure that the more than 1.8 million households affected by the onslaught of Typhoon Tisoy will have electricity ahead of Christmas.
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.