WHEREAS, Section 1 of Article XI of the Constitution provides that public officers and employees must at all times be accountable to the people, serve with utmost responsibility, integrity, loyalty, and efficiency, act with patriotism and justice, and lead modest lives;
WHEREAS, Under Section 2 of Republic Act (RA) No. 9513 or the "RenewableEnergy Act of 2008", it is declared policy of the State to.
WHEREAS, Republic Act (RA) No. 7638, as amended, or the Department of Energy Act of 1992 declares the policy of the State to ensure a continuous, adequate, and economic supply of energy with the end in view of ultimately achieving self-reliance in the country's energy requirements.
WHEREAS, Sections 2(g) and (h) of Re[ublic Act (RA) No. 9136, otherwise known as the "Electric Power Industy Reform Act of 2001" or "EPIRA", declare as a policy of the State, among others, to assure socially and environmentally compatible energy sources and infrastructure and promote the utilization of indigenous and new and renewable energy resources in power generation in order to reduce dependence on imported energy;
WHEREAS,Section 2 of Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as "Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001" or "EPIRA", declares as policy of the State, among others: