Title: Philippines Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 (“EPIRA”)

Language: English

Type: Document

Nature: Laws and Regulations

Published: February 26, 2021

Region: East Asia and Pacific

Country: Philippines

Sector: Energy and Power

Topic: Legal Framework, Climate-Smart

Keywords: Climate Smart, Energy and Power, Renewable Energy, Energy and Power Core, Legal Framework

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Document Summary:

The Philippine power sector underwent significant privatization following the passage of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 (“EPIRA”), which now provides the principal regulatory framework for the Philippine electricity industry.

Document Details:

It provides a good example of a developing economy whose power sector has transitioned (in the relatively recent past) from a largely state-operated model to a market-oriented model.

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Updated: October 25, 2021