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ERC to study power law changes

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THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) said they will have to examine first the feasibility of the proposal of senators Juan Miguel Zubiri and Sherwin Gatchalian to amend the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (Epira) law.

Both senators opened the possibility of amending the said law particularly on the creation of sub-transmission corporations following the intra-corporate dispute between Bukidnon Second Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Buseco) and the Bukidnon Sub-Transmission Corporation (BSTC).


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