FDC calls for the total revision of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) otherwise known as R.A. 9136.Since the bill that became EPIRA was deliberated on the Congress floor, FDC has strongly opposed it. FDC has warned Congress and our people again and again, year after year, that privatization cannot deliver the promises of EPIRA. Now, thirteen (13 years ) after its enactment, EPIRA is one big broken promise.
In sum, FDC has been calling all these years for:
Currently FDC is one of the convenors of Power to the People Coalition. A coalition composed of Trade Unions, Party List organization, Political Blocs and organizations, Church based organizations and marginalized groups calling for the repeal of EPIRA and the revocation of Meralco’s franchise.