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No 8-hour brownouts in summer, House told

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The eight-hour daily brownouts in summer that the Department of Energy (DOE) earlier warned the public about may turn out to be just one-hour brownouts every week in the Luzon grid.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Belmonte assures Aquino: You’ll get special powers

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.: We have other priorities INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Monday assured President Aquino he would be granted special powers to deal with the projected power crisis next year as soon as Congress resumes sessions next week after a three-week break.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

QC gov’t wants to be big-time trash-to-energy producer

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The Quezon City government is hoping to become one of the country’s energy producers by turning its trash into treasure.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Malampaya fund can’t be used to buy generators, says Osmeña

Sergio Osmena

Senator Sergio Osmeña III has ruled out tapping the Malampaya fund to buy or rent modular generator sets to avert power rationing via rotating brownouts in the summer of 2015.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sarangani execs defend shift to solar power lighting

THE SARANGANI capitol compound is lit up with solar-powered lights. KIM WINDELL TIBLANI/CONTRIBUTOR

The provincial government on Tuesday went on the defensive on its solar lighting project which critics are tagging as a waste of public funds.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »