The heat must be unbearable for the top guys of South Cotabato II Electric Cooperative (Socoteco 2) nowadays, as with all cooperatives in Mindanao. The gates of Socoteco 2 were rattled by protesters Monday as power outages continue to worsen into the summer. Memes, hashtags, hate pages and even simple Facebook status made them the...
Brownouts and power interruptions in Mindanao may have waned a bit with the recent rehabilitation of Pulangi IV hydroelectric power plant. But this certainly does not mean the pesky power failures have been resolved. If anything, either they are kept beyond the notice of urban users or, worse, the reliefs are coming with prohibitive costs....
Delegates and stakeholders at the Mindanao Power Summit went home with more disappointment than relief following President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino’s announced commitment to proceed with the privatization of the Agus and Pulangi hydroelectric plants, which comprises 53 percent of the island’s installed capacities. Although Aquino said the sale of these power plants could be delayed,...
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