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10-hour power outage in Ilagan City, 6 other Isabela towns

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Ilagan City and six other towns in here were to be without power for at least 10 hours Wednesday due to scheduled maintenance and repair work to be carried out by the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

US Capitol goes dark, thousands lose power

People carry umbrellas as they walk out of the US Capitol, on March 12, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Washington area was hit with a fast moving storm causing temperatures to drop. AFP/Mark Wilson

The US Capitol building and other iconic Washington landmarks briefly went dark Wednesday as powerful wind gusts also caused tens of thousands of people in the area to lose power.

Posted: March 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Mindanao brownouts to persist

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Mindanao may experience rotating two-hour brownouts for another two to three months before the power supply situation finally normalizes.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Davao City suffers from power outages

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DAVAO CITY, Philippines—For the first time since 2010, the city—like most of Mindanao—is experiencing power outages again.   One to two-hour rotational power interruptions followed the partial restoration of supply after the Feb. 27 massive blackout on the island.   Davao Light and Power Co. (DLPC) blamed, among other factors, the continued failure of the [...]

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Brownouts hit Davao again

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For the first time since 2010, Davao, like most of Mindanao, is experiencing power outages again.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Palace: Stop blame game on power

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Malacañang on Sunday called for greater cooperation among stakeholders in light of last week’s Mindanao-wide power outage and the rotating brownouts that came afterward.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Mindanao power improves but outages persist

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Most of Mindanao’s power system was back online Friday after a day of disruptions due to still-unknown reasons, the authorities said.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mindanao still awaiting explanation for power failure

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Mindanao business executives demanded an explanation Friday for the eight-hour Mindanao-wide power failure on Thursday, saying the government’s failure to say what actually happened could only increase people’s anxiety and lead to more losses for business.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Militant solon: Mindanao black-out may be a ‘phantom crisis’

Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A militant solon expressed fears that the government would use the Mindanao black-out on Thursday as a reason to privatize more government-owned assets that would jack up prices.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Davao cooperative can’t use generators as it awaits ERC order

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Despite having modular generator sets, the electric cooperative here could not use these after a power outage hit Mindanao Thursday dawn.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

11-hour outage Saturday in Pangasinan

Residents of 23 towns and a city in the eastern and central parts of Pangasinan province will experience an 11-hour power interruption on Feb. 1 as two cooperatives undertake a maintenance shutdown in their service areas.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

23 Pangasinan towns, Urdaneta to lose power due to coops’ maintenance shutdown

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Residents in 23 towns and a city in the eastern and central parts of Pangasinan province will experience an 11-hour power interruption on Feb. 1 as two cooperatives undertake a maintenance shutdown in their service areas.

Posted: January 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Power back in parts of Leyte, Samar

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Hundreds of residents in the capital city of Borongan in Eastern Samar charge their cell phones and flashlights at the provincial capitol. Supertyphoon “Yolanda” toppled telecommunication towers and power transmission lines in the province when it struck on Nov. 8. FILE PHOTO

Power has been restored in parts of Leyte and Samar following service interruption in the area over the weekend.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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