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Brownout Update Info for Mindanao

With my article and comments, I decided to try to research more about the situation. I also tried to get some information about the power generation plants are on Mindanao. I also found the following report  online: Mindanao hydroelectric power plants reduce capacity to 50% By Lino De La Cruz (The Philippine Star) Updated February 14, 2010 12:00 AM ILIGAN CITY , Philippines  – Hydroelectric power plants in Mindanao have...

Brown-Outs again

Yesterday and again today we were at Gaisano Mall when the lights went out. Then the generators kicked in for partial lighting and necessary functions for the mall. I went outside, as usual, for a cigarette and could not talk easily to a friend because of the roar of the generator motors. I am not sure how long until the power returned, but it was hot until the air conditioning finally lowered the temperature. According to...

Black Sunday

About 2 weeks ago I saw workers from Davao Power and Light, the local power company installing concrete power poles along our street. We live on a main road here. Then about a week ago we received a notice that they will be moving the power from the old wooden poles to the new concrete ones and that the power will be off on Sunday April 27th from 6am to 5pm and they hope to have it completed by the projected time. Well on...