The southern Philippine island of Mindanao plunged into total darkness leaving millions of people without power dawn Thursday as the electricity supply was cut off from the main grid system of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP)....
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....
This is part one of a two part article. Part 2 can be found here. With brownouts again becoming a regular occurrence in Mindanao, expect the debate on energy sources to intensify. But it is wrong for advocates of renewable energies to accuse certain people of contriving a power crisis to justify the construction of...
Drunk intruder causes stir at Asian Games village
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 6:40PM UTC
28 dead in landslides, floods in northeast India
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 6:33PM UTC
Lawyer: Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti gets life sentence in China
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 1:36PM UTC
Salmonella found in athletes’ lunches at Asian Games
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 10:11AM UTC
Explosion at Chinese fireworks factory kills 12
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 10:08AM UTC
Naver says no IPO for Line app in 2014
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 10:01AM UTC