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GATCHALIAN SEES MORE DEMAND FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Consumer demand for electric vehicles (EVs) in the country is likely to perk up especially as it will be proven to be more affordable in the long run than the traditional gas-powered ones and transform the entire automotive industry once the proposed Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations Act is enacted into law, Senator Win Gatchalian […]

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PH SHOULD HAVE POLICIES, INFRA FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN POST COVID WORLD — GATCHALIAN

As the country moves toward the promotion of sustainable transportation system in a post-coronavirus disease (COVID-19) world, Senator Win Gatchalian sees the urgency to lay down a sound policy and regulatory framework for the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and the sustainability of the e-vehicle ecosystem. The Senate Committee on Energy chair stressed that the […]

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES TO CREATE P490-B SAVINGS PER YEAR – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian expressed optimism that the Electric Vehicles and Charging Station Act may help slash the country’s oil consumption by as much as 146.56 million barrels per year and allow for $9.8 billion or ₱490 billion in savings each year, if implemented correctly. The measure seeks to require private and public buildings and establishments […]

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HINDUJA GROUP TO MANUFACTURE BUSES FOR PH PUV MODERNIZATION PROGRAM – LOPEZ

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez has committed to help the Hinduja Group of Companies find a local partner for their plan to manufacture buses for the Philippines government’s Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program, should they decide on a partnership model for the business venture. In a meeting with DTI recently, […]

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PH NEEDS SUSTAINABLE E-VEHICLE ECOSYSTEM BY 2024 – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for a comprehensive framework for electric vehicles (EVs) to ensure the sustainability of the industry in the country as the Senate committee on energy begins ironing out the details on how to address the challenges of the industry’s development. During the first hearing of Senate Bill No.174, or the Electric […]

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SENATE TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON PH E-VEHICLES ADOPTION – GATCHALIAN

The Senate Committee on Energy is set to hold a public hearing on a bill seeking to ensure not only the promotion and adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) but also the sustainability of the EV ecosystem in the country in the long run, Senator Win Gatchalian said. Senate Bill No. 174 or The Electric Vehicles […]

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LOWER COST OF ELECTRICITY, IMPROVE QUALITY OF EDUCATION – GATCHALIAN

The priority bills filed by Senator Win Gatchalian for the 18th Congress reflect his legislative agenda: lower the cost of electricity in the country and improve the quality of education. “We wanted to have a well-rounded legislative agenda in this Congress that focuses on our advocacies: increase the spending power of our consumers by lowering […]

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WIND TURBINES, ELECTRIC SCOOTERS PUMP UP ROMBLON ISLAND – NEA

It was perhaps the magic of the moment on a Sunday morning when the management and staff of the Romblon Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ROMELCO) collectively dreamt of ushering in the wind of change with a new environment-friendly power source. Now spinning on the hills of Barangays Agnay, Bagacay and Lonos in the island of Romblon […]

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INSTALL CHARGING STATIONS, PARKING SLOTS FOR E-VEHICLES – GATCHALIAN

The use of electric vehicles (e-vehicles) in the local transportation sector received a boost in the Senate following the filing of a bill by Senator Win Gatchalian. Gatchalian, chair of the committees on economic affairs and energy, has proposed the measure providing for a national energy policy and regulatory framework for the use of electric […]