Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Philippines: National Association to Ask That Government Renewable Energy Incentives Stay in Place

Group seeks lawmakers’ help to keep RE perks (The Manila Times)

The National Geothermal Association of the Philippines (NGAP) seeks the intervention of legislators in a bid to retain fiscal incentives for undertaking renewable energy (RE) projects amid the government’s push to rationalize perks for investors.

“We are in communication with our colleagues in the Congress… We will be visiting the Senate to make sure that the renewable energy incentives stay in place,” Joeffrey Caranto, NGAP president, said on Wednesday.

“We submitted a position paper in the Congress,” Caranto told reporters on the sidelines of the First Philippine International Geothermal Conference (PGC) held in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig on Oct. 2, 2019.

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