Electricity reform in the Philippines and the prospects of competition
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Electricity reform in the Philippines and the prospects of competition by Gerardo P. Sicat

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Published by University of the Philippines, School of Economics in [Quezon City] .
Written in English


  • Electric utilities -- Philippines,
  • Electric utilities -- Law and legislation -- Philippines

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Edition Notes

Statementby Gerardo P. Sicat.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- no. 0208
ContributionsUniversity of the Philippines. School of Economics.
LC ClassificationsHC451 .D57 no. 0208
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23622925M
LC Control Number2009287909

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Electricity reforms will not translate to competition overnight. But reforms are inching their way forward in institutions and stakeholders of the Philippine electricity industry, through regulatory and competition frameworks, processes, and Cited by: 1. The privatization of the electricity industry appears to be the leitmotif of the Philippines’ electricity reform. The restructuring of the industry is expected to make it malleable enough for the private sector to then mould it—with support from pro-private-market regulation—into an efficient by: This book considers the experience of OECD countries in the reform of their electricity main focus is the introduction of competition. Reform also has significant implications for other key policy issues such as security and the environment, but it is not the main purpose here to analyse these. The broad direction of the Philippines’ regulatory reform is enshrined in the Constitution, which encourages competition for a healthier business environment. Sector-specific legislation focuses on enhancing competition, increasing efficiency, improving service delivery as well as ensuring public welfare, safety and environmental quality.

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