Power outages hit 3.2 million in Metro Manila, environs

Jordeene B. Lagare 10/30/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Power interruptions hit over 3 million customers in Metro Manila and adjacent provinces due to Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae). In its advisory, Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) reported that 3,279,416 customers experienced momentary and…

Kites cause 165.63 hours of power outage in January 2022 — Visayan Electric

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While Visayan Electric continues to restore the power of many of their franchise areas in Metro Cebu, they are pleading with the public not to fly kites around power lines. Kites getting entangled…

3 million families affected by power outages due to Odette; floods stalling repairs

Karl R. Ocampo 12/19/2021

MANILA, Philippines — More than 3 million families were affected by power outages caused by the onslaught of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai), mostly in the Visayas and Mindanao, with efforts to restore electricity in many grids…

Bantayan Island gets emergency power supply 

Doris C. Bongcac 09/20/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Bantayan Island residents will now experience a significant reduction in power outages with the addition of three megawatts (MW) to its power supply. Isla Norte Energy Corporation (INEC), in partnership with Vivant Energy…

Line tripping causes brownout in northern Cebu

Aileen Garcia-Yap 10/20/2015

While there was no power shortage yesterday, the northern part of Cebu served by the Visayan Electric Co. (Veco) experienced a brownout. Areas starting from Paknaan in Mandaue City all the way to Liloan town in Cebu…

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