PCCI Backs Energy Conservation Plan
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) has expressed support to the proposal of the Department of Energy to apply the time of use pricing (TOU), the newest energy conservation mechanism being studied by the government.
This scheme means the shift of power-intensive activities of industries and companies from peak hours to off-peak hours. It is during peak hours that the industry is running the most expensive plants.
Energy Secretary Rafael Lotilla has already articulated that we want to level off the consumption to avoid peak consumption.
Shifting of loads to off peak hours is seen as a near-term remedy that industrial and commercial end-users could resort to so they would have a way to cut down on their electricity …
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Publication information: Article title: PCCI Backs Energy Conservation Plan. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: April 8, 2005. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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