After saying that the Philippines cannot tap into Nuclear Power, President Duterte gave the go signal for the rehabilitation of the 620 megawatt powered yet mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant.
Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi announced at the inauguration of the 414 MW San Gabriel and 97 Mw Avion natural gar fired power plant in Batangas City.
`As you all know, personally and under the Department of Energy (DOE), I like the BNPP to really operate,` Cusi said.
The Energy Secretary said he discussed the nuclear power potential to meet the country’s energy need.
`I gave him assurance that we will not do it recklessly, the security on the use of the nuclear and safety event of a calamity. We are going to follow strict measures of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),` he added.