Posts Tagged power outage

Argentines struggle as ‘unprecedented’ power failure strikes country

Robie de Guzman   •   June 17, 2019

Argentine President Mauricio Macri called the massive blackout that left tens of millions in South America without power on Sunday (June 15) “unprecedented,” and promised a thorough investigation. Argentina’s grid...

Meralco on general alert during elections

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 8, 2019

The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) in on general alert during elections on Monday (May 13) in case there will be a power outage. Despite assurance there will be no power...

Gov’t vows fewer power disruptions in Palawan before year-end

Robie de Guzman   •   April 5, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has promised an improvement in the power supply situation in the province of Palawan before 2019 ends. Speaking at a PDP-Laban’s campaign rally in Puerto Princesa City,...

Luzon grid placed under yellow alert today due to thin supply

admin   •   February 26, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) placed the entire region of Luzon under yellow alert due to the limited supply of electricity. The Luzon grid was placed...

NGCP looks into sudden power outage in Zamboanga Peninsula

admin   •   May 4, 2017

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The entire Zamboanga Peninsula and nearby areas lost electricity for almost an hour Thursday morning. Misamis Oriental and Lanao were among the areas affected by the power...

Defective genset batteries cause NAIA power outage

admin   •   April 6, 2016

Defective generator set batteries were the cause of brownout at NAIA last Saturday. To prevent recurrence of the incident, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) has allowed Meralco access to...


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