Industry Stakeholders Push Demand-Side Management, Energy-Efficiency Schemes
By doing so, they noted that end-users would be able to save on their monthly electricity bills, while the need for additional capacity may be pushed back further.
Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) chairman Meneleo Carlos sounded off that instead of elbowing power distribution utilities to subsidize the proposed increase in lifeline rate users, the government must strive to educate consumers on conservation measures.
For instance, he noted that end-users must be properly apprised on cost-incentives they will get if they would shift use to compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) from incandescent bulns.
Carlos cited the experience of other jurisdictions …
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