By: Elena Grace Flores
[VIDEO]: Bongbong Marcos ‘dedicated’ to more sustainable, renewable energy in PH — envoy
Banking from Electricity Source Experience
President-elect Bongbong Marcos is dedicated to utilizing more sustainable and renewable energy in the Philippines, says Danish Ambassador Grete Sillasen. While there are no actual plans yet, he is banking on his experience in his own province. They have windmills as electricity sources, she added.
The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant Issue
Although there are ongoing studies to revive the Nuclear Power Plant, around 600 megawatts of electricity production can contribute but not enough to cover the tremendous shortage. Congressman Rodante Marcoleta also calls on Congress to revise The Electric Power Industry Reform Act which allowed private companies to build and operate energy facilities. Because they can impose huge profits and pass the burden on to the consumers.
Luzon Power Shortage
The NGCP said thin operating margins is used to manage and balance the grid forecasted in the Luzon from April to June due to increase in demand during the dry season. Rotational brownouts are more likely to avoid total loss of power in certain areas.