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NGCP sees no imminent power outages

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As the country braces for the heat and tight power supply this summer, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said the danger of experiencing power outages appears to be remote.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘No imminent brownouts’ says NGCP

electric powerlines

As the country braces for the heat and tight power supply this summer, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines said the danger of having power outages seems far off, at least in Luzon and places in the Visayas where power has been restored following the destruction left by Typhoon Yolanda.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lights back in Mindanao but power execs still in the dark

Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Power was restored in Mindanao on Friday after a massive blackout left millions without electricity for hours, but officials warned of more outages due to aging equipment.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Aquino ally warns of unstable power supply, outages


Militant lawmakers cheered the Supreme Court temporary restraining order on Manila Electric Co.’s (Meralco) rate increase as a timely gift to consumers this Christmas.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Veco: Expect power outages starting today

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 [...]

Posted: November 11th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Iriga City, 6 CamSur towns lose power supply


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.

Posted: October 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Pampanga outage traced to wire thrown at cable

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.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

4 towns hit by ‘Labuyo’ still in the dark

REPURPOSING Estrella Ledesma hangs her newly washed clothes for drying on electric wires from posts toppled by Typhoon “Labuyo” in Casiguran town in Aurora province. RAFFY LERMA

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.

Posted: August 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Meralco customers in Metro areas, nearby provinces hit by power outages


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.

Posted: August 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Blackout for 8 hours in CamSur

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.

Posted: June 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bukidnon facility saves Mindanao from more brownouts – for now

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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.

Posted: June 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Power outages in Mindanao minor, did not affect polls, says regional body


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.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Brownouts ruining home appliances in Zamboanga


The frequent power outages may turn Zamboanga into a city of junk as more and more appliances are getting busted beyond repair.

Posted: April 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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