POWER in Metro Cebu and other areas serviced by the Visayan Electric Co. (Veco) was 94 percent restored as of 6 p.m. yesterday, the utility firm said. In an advisory issued via Twitter, Veco said power was fully restored in its biggest service area in Cebu City, barangay Busay, as of 2 p.m. yesterday. Veco [...]
By Shiena M. Barrameda
Iriga City and six municipalities in Camarines Sur have been without electricity for two days now after power firm San Miguel Energy Corp. cut off supply to Camarines Sur III Electric Cooperative Inc. (Casureco III) starting at noon on Monday, a spokesperson from Casureco III confirmed on Tuesday.
More than 40,000 households and business establishments in this Pampanga provincial capital went without power intermittently for about five hours on Wednesday after a man who applied for a electric connection to his house threw a cable that hit a 69-kilovolt line, a utility firm and a village chief said.
About 9,000 power consumers in three towns in Aurora province and a town in Isabela province are still without electricity since Typhoon “Labuyo” brought destruction to northeastern Luzon on Aug. 12.
By Riza Olchondra
Power distributor Manila Electric Co. said Tuesday afternoon that an estimated 125,012 of its customers in Metro Manila and nearby provinces experienced power outages as of 12 noon.
The entire Camarines Sur will experience an eight-hour blackout on Wednesday to give way to maintenance work to its power supply system, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said on Monday.
By Germelina Lacorte
, Tito Fiel
The increased capacity of the Agus-Pulangui Hydropower Complex in Bukidnon has saved Mindanao from power outages, which in recent months ran up to eight hours a day in some places, according to an official of the Mindanao Development Authority.
By Kaiza Marie Nawal
Minor power interruptions or outages hit at least three Mindanao areas on Monday but these had barely affected the conduct of the balloting, the Mindanao Development Authority (Minda) reported.
By Julie S. Alipala
The frequent power outages may turn Zamboanga into a city of junk as more and more appliances are getting busted beyond repair.
By Chris V. Panganiban
There will be no more irritating daily four-hour brownouts in this province by August, but residents will have to pay as much as P10 per kilowatt hour for electricity to defray the cost of operating modular generating sets.
Consider yourselves lucky. Residents of Davao del Sur were told to grin and bear three-hour daily outages because the situation could be worse.
The Abra provincial board has authorized Gov. Eustaquio Bersamin to advance payments to another of Abra Electric Cooperative’s (Abreco) debtors, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP), which restored power supply to all 27 towns on Thursday night, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) said on Saturday.
More than 100,000 homes and businesses were without power Saturday in Quebec after a powerful winter storm battered the French-speaking Canadian province, the local utility company said.