By Riza T. Olchondra
The Department of Energy Tuesday assured the public that there was no power crisis in Luzon. Still, amid calls from various groups for the government to declare a state of national emergency on power, Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla said his department was studying whether the rotating power outages during the weekend would be “imminent” in 2015 and 2016.
By Conrado Banal
With the mid-term elections just a few days away, or halfway through this single term of our leader Benigno Simeon (aka BS), business now broods over his possible stance in the next three years.
By Ronnel W. Domingo
A repeat of the power crisis in Mindanao in the summer months this year and in 2014 is very likely, according to the government think-tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
Local oil companies have slashed the prices of their petroleum products starting Sunday to reflect the continued softening of the international oil market.
By Amy R. Remo
The national Power Corp. (Napocor) has finally completed the rehabilitation of the Pulangi IV hydroelectric power plant in Bukidnon, a move seen to finally ease the rotating power blackouts that have been plaguing Mindanao since the beginning of the year.