A group that continues to oppose the use of nuclear power to generate electricity in the country called on the Aquino administration to resist a lobby in favor of coal or nuclear energy to solve what energy officials said is a looming crisis in power supply next year.
Residents of a Mt. Province town have asked the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) to nullify a hydroelectric company’s environmental compliance certificate (ECC) for allegedly polluting the Chico River.
The House of Representatives independent bloc said it would invite energy officials to the floor to grill them about the tight power supply in the country.
By Maricar Cinco
Offices under the city government of Bacoor in Cavite will begin implementing a four-day workweek in April and in four other months of the year to reduce the city’s energy consumption.
The shortage of power in Mindanao following the Feb. 27 massive outage worsened with many areas now experiencing seven hours or more of daily power interruption.