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To avert power crisis, empower the people

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A solution to the looming power crisis is self-generation and distributed generation of energy through renewable sources. However, this solution is riddled with regulatory strangleholds that must be loosened to become viable.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Conserve electricity

The rotating power outages in the aftermath of Typhoon “Glenda” last month portends an unfavorable power situation in 2015, a crucial year even in the political arena given the presidential election in May 2016. Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla has warned that unless the government took bold steps in the energy sector, a shortage in power supply would extend the rotating outages to 2015.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Solar power can help PH avoid looming crisis

Despite alarm bells being sounded to warn of the energy shortage expected in the summer months (March-May) of next year, nothing concrete is being done to address the problem.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The good and bad news of the power problem

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Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla provided a comprehensive and clear briefing on the energy situation in the Philippines at the Kapihan sa Manila at the Diamond Hotel last Monday.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Why the WESM will not work

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WHEN ONE looks at the conceptual foundations of a wholesale electricity spot market (WESM), the benefits from it can easily awe. The WESM’s skinny alone would tempt anyone, government executives and politicians in particular, who, by default, might be too preoccupied to read beyond a one-page brief, to approve its imposition with neither debate nor discussion save for issues that pander solely to a political agenda.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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