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Mindanao power update: No end in sight

By Sat, Jul 21, 2012 8:56AM UTC 1 Comment

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....

Philippines: Mindanao struggles with power shortages

By Wed, Apr 18, 2012 8:34PM UTC 1 Comment

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Barely a week after President Benigno ‘Noynoy’Aquino III told Mindanaoans that the days of cheap power are over in the island, residents here are beginning to experience as much as six hours of brownouts after the Pulangi IV hydroelectric was shut down on Tuesday for a long-delayed maintenance schedule. In General...