Category: electricity

Professionalism and the ERC

By Randy David So complex and demanding are the functions and responsibilities of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) that the law that created it pegged its members’ compensation at the same level as that of justices of the Supreme Court. … Continue reading

Posted in electricity, politics

year-end gripes, and a dream

parang not since the impeachment trial of erap 2000-2001 has the holiday break been so politically charged.

php 4.15 power rate hike – outrageous and obscene

and yet the palace’s first reaction was to defend it — not arbitrary, not unreasonable, it is based on the law.  ah, yes, the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001, the infamous EPIRA that the senate of the eleventh … Continue reading

EPIRA, epic fail

i’ve long been wondering about EPIRA or the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 that was enacted by congress supposedly to cut high power costs by privatizing the mismanaged and debt-ridden napocor.  obviously EPIRA hasn’t worked, doesn’t work.  read … Continue reading

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