Congress of the Philippines Eleventh Congress Third Regular Session REPUBLIC ACT NO AN ACT ORDAINING REFORMS IN THE ELECTRIC POWER. RA The Electric Power Industry Reform Act of AN ACT ORDAINING REFORMS IN Click photo for full PDF Report. EPIRA Pager. Home; Resources; Position Papers; RA – Amending the Electric Power Supply Industry Reform Act of (EPIRA).

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KERB raises the following issues epirq this Court: Shortcut for contact page or form inquiries. Other Transferred Powers and Functions. A valid cause for removal exists when, pursuant to a bona fide reorganization, a position has been abolished or rendered redundant or there is a need to merge, divide, or consolidate positions in order to meet the exigencies of epirs service, or other lawful causes allowed by the Civil Service Law.

Joint Congressional Power Commission. The rates must be such as to allow the recovery of just and reasonable costs and a reasonable return on rate base RORB to enable the entity to operate viably. The rationale 99136 to consolidate and entrust into a single body all the regulatory and adjudicatory functions pertaining to the energy sector.

It shall also perform such other acts as may be necessary or conducive to the exercise of its 9316 and functions, and the attainment of the purposes of this Order. Distribution utilities shall submit to the ERC a statement of their compliance with the technical specifications prescribed in the Distribution Code and the performance standards prescribed in the IRR of this Act.

The ERC hired an independent consultant to administer the necessary tests for the technical and managerial levels. Distribution utilities which do not comply with any of the prescribed technical specifications and performance standards shall submit to the ERC a plan to comply, 91336 three 3 years, with said prescribed technical specifications and performance standards.

However, the ERC now also has to promote competitive operations in the electricity market.

The ERC shall, within sixty 60 days from the effectivity of this Act, promulgate the rules and regulations to implement and effect this provision. No officer or employee in the career service shall be removed except for a valid cause and after due notice epiga hearing.

Provided, Thatif upon the 936 of this Act, the Commission has not been constituted and the new staffing pattern and plantilla positions have not been approved and filled-up, the current Board and existing personnel of ERB shall continue to 913 office. Promotion of Consumer Interests. An abolition is made in good faith when it is not made for political or personal reasons, or when it does not circumvent the constitutional security of tenure of civil service employees.


RA – Amending the Electric Power Supply Industry Reform Act of (EPIRA)

Press esc, or click the close the button to close this dialog e;ira. Provided, furtherThat the ERC shall exert efforts to minimize price shocks in order to protect the consumers. The Commissioners assumed office on 15 August However, abolition of an office and its related positions is different from removal of an incumbent from his office.

De-monopolization and Shareholding Dispersal.

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The ERC may authorize other similar entities to become eligible as members, either directly or indirectly, of the wholesale electricity spot market. Thereafter, several laws were enacted on public utility regulation. The existence of any or some of the following circumstances may be considered as evidence of bad faith in the epia made as a result of reorganization, giving rise to a claim for reinstatement or reappointment by an aggrieved party:.

Abolition and removal are mutually exclusive concepts. The ERC shall ensure that all savings realized from the reduction of said mark-ups shall be passed on to all end-users.

ProvidedThat in the establishment epita the performance standards, the nature and function of the entities shall be considered; and.

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Provided, howeverThat generation companies, distribution peira or their respective holding companies that are already listed in the PSE are deemed in compliance.

The law ordains the division of the industry into four 4 distinct sectors, namely: The ERC shall, motu propriomonitor and penalize any market power abuse or anticompetitive or discriminatory act or behavior by any participant in the electric power industry. The rate-setting methodology so adopted and applied must ensure a reasonable price of electricity. Unbundling of Rates and Functions. New controlling stockholders shall undertake such listing within five 5 years from the time they acquire ownership and control.

A valid order of abolition must not only come from a legitimate body, it epria also be made in good faith. Retail Competition and Open Access. PSALM was created to take ownership of all existing generation assets, independent power producers IPP contracts, real estate and all other disposable assets, and to assume all liabilities and obligations of NPC.

Debts of Electric Cooperatives. Thursday, 11 October Napocor inaugurates first mini grid in Palawan Friday, 21 September Napocor restores power to Typhoon Ompong affected islands and off-grid areas Thursday, 06 September Napocor remits dividends to the national coffers Thursday, 30 August Napocor terminates water spilling operations at San Roque dam.


ZamoraPhil. The Public Service Commission PSC had jurisdiction, supervision, and control over all public services, including the electric power service.

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Barin and Deputy Commissioners Carlos R. Reorganized or Abolished Agency. Creation of the National Transmission Company. There should not be any controversy if there is an explicit declaration of abolition in the law itself. All notices of hearings to be conducted by the ERC for the purpose of fixing rates or fees shall be published at least twice for two successive weeks in two 2 newspapers of nationwide circulation. Energy resource means any substance or phenomenon which 91366 itself or in combination with others, or after processing or refining or the application to it of technology, emanates, generates or causes epirra emanation or generation of energy, such as but not limited to, petroleum or petroleum products, coal, marsh gas, methane gas, geothermal and hydroelectric sources of energy, uranium and other similar radioactive minerals, solar energy, tidal power, as well as non-conventional existing and potential sources.

Throughout the years, the scope of the regulation has eppira narrowed from that of public services in to the electricity industry and water resources in to the electric power industry and oil industry in to the electric industry alone in Thus, the EPIRA provides a framework for the restructuring of the industry, including the privatization of the assets of the National Power Corporation NPCthe transition to a competitive structure, and the delineation of the roles of various government agencies and the private entities.

Upon the initial implementation of open access, the ERC shall allow all electricity end-users with a monthly average peak demand of at least one megawatt 1MW for the preceding twelve 12 months to be the contestable market.

The ERC shall make copies of such reports available to any interested party upon payment of a charge which reflects the printing costs. In the event a divestment is required, the ERC shall allow the affected party sufficient time to remedy the infraction or for an orderly disposal, but shall in no case exceed twelve 12 months from the issuance of the order. Shortcut for site map footer agency section of the page.

Towards this end, it shall be responsible for the following key functions in the restructured industry:. Today This Week This Month