Senator Win Gatchalian, chair of the Senate Committee on Energy, filed Senate Resolution No. 219 directing the Senate Energy Committee to scrutinize the compliance of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) on its mandate to safeguard the grid and ensure continuous electricity supply in the country.
The Murang Kuryente Act will soon lift the burden of every household of having to pay additional costs in electricity bill.
Ahead of the scheduled budget hearing this November, Senator Win Gatchalian expresses concern that the budget to be allocated for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) total electrification program of the country could end up as slush fund or simply “pork”.
Senator Win Gatchalian pushes for the creation of a world-class and independent energy research and policy institute as soon as possible to help address research and policy gaps in the local energy sector and bring about reforms that will directly benefit Filipinos.
Senator Win Gatchalian has urged the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to stick to its commitments on the final determination of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines’ (NGCP) fourth regulatory period.
Senator Win Gatchalian has urged the Department of Energy (DOE) to thoroughly study the proposal to increase biofuel content in diesel to help absorb oversupply in the country’s copra industry.
The Senate Committee on Energy will take another look at the possible reason preventing the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) from going public.
After urging the Department of Energy (DOE) to be more transparent in its nuclear program agenda, Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a resolution for the Senate Committee on Energy to conduct an inquiry on the status of the agency’s Nuclear Energy Program Implementing Organization (NEPIO), including its recommendation for the country to embark on a nuclear power program.
Sen. Win Gatchalian has called on the Department of Energy (DOE) to be more transparent in its nuclear energy program agenda amid reports that the Philippines and Russia signed a deal on exploring the possible construction of nuclear power plant in the country.