As areas spared by Typhoon “Glenda” in Northern Luzon are forced to deal with power outages, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is looking for answers to address complaints from irate residents.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla on Monday countered Senator Sergio Osmeña III’s claim that there would be pervasive power outages next year.
Electric consumers in Luzon will continue to enjoy a large power reserve but those in the Visayas and Mindanao are likely to continue suffering from power shortage, according to the country’s lone transmission company.
By Riza T. Olchondra
Rotating power interruptions temporarily hit portions of the Luzon grid on Friday, including parts of the Manila Electric Co.’s (Meralco) franchise area, due to a drop in energy supply.
The North Cotabato provincial government is lending funds to the Cotabato Electric Cooperative (Cotelco) to reduce brownouts in the province’s first district, Gov. Emmylou Mendoza said during a forum on Saturday.