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Meralco warns of rotating brownout in parts of Metro Manila, Bulacan

/ 02:26 PM May 16, 2014

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MANILA, Philippines—Manila Electric Company (Meralco) on Friday warned of an hour of rotating brownouts affecting portions of Manila, Quezon City, Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas and Marilao, Bulacan.

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In its Twitter account, Meralco said this is due to a power supply deficiency.

A television report said the power deficiency was caused by a zero power reserve in the Luzon grid from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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This, in turn, was due to an emergency shutdown in the Pagbilao power plant in Quezon, the report said.

There is a tentative 1 hour rotating brownout due to a power supply deficiency affecting portions of Manila, (cont) http://t.co/Jdgh2kenxU

— MERALCO (@meralco) May 16, 2014

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