The looming closure of popular island destination Boracay may lead to a power rate hike, with electricity cooperatives passing operating costs to consumers outside of the island, Senator Win Gatchalian warned.
Senate Energy committee
Several parts of the country may face brownouts when summer comes if Malacañang fails to appoint acting commissioners to replace the four suspended Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) commissioners suspended by the Office of the Ombudsman.
Senate Energy committee chair Senator Sergio Osmeña isn’t keen on passing pending measures for the creation of a separate Mindanao Power Corp. (MinPow) to govern power facilities in the southern Philippines despite support from his…
The Senate is bent on clipping the scope of the special authority it will give President Benigno Aquino III to deal with the imminent power crisis in Luzon next year. Senate energy committee chair Senator Sergio Osmeña assured the upper…