By Amy R. Remo
The Department of Energy does not need to tap the emergency powers provided under the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (Epira) as the government could readily address the expected 400-megawatt power supply shortfall in Luzon by 2015 through the Interruptible Load Program.
By Michael B. Jaucian
A volunteer lineman from Dagupan City was seriously burned while helping restore power lines in Albay downed by Typhoon “Glenda” (Rammasun).
By Bobby Lagsa
Cagayan de Oro 2nd District Representative Rufus Rodriguez vowed to block the proposal of the Department of Energy for Congress to grant President Benigno Aquino III emergency powers to solve the power crisis in the country.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
Will it be all gloves off or all apologies for President Aquino in his penultimate State of the Nation Address (Sona)?
By DJ Yap
, Leila B. Salaverria
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said on Sunday said Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla should urge President Benigno Aquino III to back the measure that would give the chief executive emergency powers to address the looming energy supply crisis and put in place lasting solutions.