Energy
by Win Gatchalian on April, 24, 2019

Probe on unexpected Luzon power outage called

Senator Win Gatchalian is calling for an investigation into the unexpected brownouts that hit several towns and cities in Luzon, especially after the Department of Energy (DOE) has given its assurance that there is ample supply of electricity reserve throughout the dry season.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on April, 1, 2019

Murang Kuryente Act to lower electricity rates

Filipino consumers will feel less burdened paying their electricity bills once the government’s share of the Malampaya fund is tapped to cover the stranded debts and contract costs of the National Power Corporation (NPC) instead of expanding the coverage and increasing the lifeline rate subsidy, Senator Win Gatchalian said.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on March, 28, 2019

To electric coops: Nix partisan political activity

Senator Win Gatchalian reminded electric cooperatives (ECs) to remain apolitical at all times and avoid participating in any partisan political activity during the election period.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on March, 25, 2019

Electric vehicle adoption roadmap pushed

Senator Win Gatchalian has reiterated the importance of a sound policy and regulatory framework for electric vehicles (e-vehicles) to usher in the uptake of electric vehicles in the country.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on March, 11, 2019

Bicam OKs Murang Kuryente Act

Filipino power consumers are now one step closer to having cheaper electricity after the Bicameral Conference Committee approved a bill authorizing the use of ₱208 billion from  the Malampaya fund to pay off the stranded contract costs and stranded debt of the National Power Corporation (Napocor).

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on March, 5, 2019

To DOE, NBB: Weigh consumer impact of raising coconut biodiesel content

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Biofuels Board (NBB) to thoroughly study the proposal of the Department of Agriculture to increase coconut content in biodiesel from two percent to five percent, particularly its impact on the pump price of diesel.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on February, 24, 2019

Senate probe into the operations of underperforming distribution utilities pushed

Senator Win Gatchalian wants to dig deeper into the operations of underperforming distribution utilities (DUs) in the country amid persistent complaints of rolling brownouts in several areas in the country.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on February, 11, 2019

Senate OKs Murang Kuryente Act on third reading

The Senate has approved on third and final reading a bill authorizing the use of the ₱207-billion Malampaya Fund to pay off the stranded contract costs and stranded debt of the National Power Corporation (Napocor).

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on January, 17, 2019

Bicam OKs Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act

The Bicameral Conference Committee has given the reconciled Senate and House versions of a measure institutionalizing a framework to advance energy efficiency and conservation practices in the country the thumbs up.

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