The Davao Light and Power Company announced on Thursday, June 23 that there will be short power interruptions with 15 to 30 minutes duration on June 25 until June 27 affecting ERA, Bunawan, Tadeco, and Sto. Tomas substations.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) here said prices of school supplies remained stable, as it issued the price guide that will help the consumers in their purchases.
The Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) announced that there will be no rotational brownouts during the upcoming four-week maintenance shutdown of the Unit 2 of Therma South Inc. (TSI) power plant in the city, on June 18 to July 6.
Police here arrested more violators of the tobacco ban here, as the task force on anti-smoking said there would be no letup in the vigilance to enforce it.
After taking a break in imposing rotational brownouts, the Davao Light and Power Co., will resume in imposing power interruptions on May 13 and 14.
Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) assured reporters attending its enhancement training for energy journalists that they will be more transparent on updating the consumers on the electricity price.
Davao Region’s average inflation rate for the 3rd quarter last year dropped to 2.13 percent, which was 1.90 percentage points lower than the level recorded in the same quarter in 2014.
Customers of the Davao Light and Power Company (Davao Light) are urged to “be prudent” in using electricity as outages will continue until power supply from the Mindanao grid remain insufficient.
The Davao Light Power Corp. (DLPC) warned that forcing to meet the demand for continuous electricity than what the generation sources could supply may cause a total shutdown of the Mindanao grid.
Complicated issues on the right-of-way (ROW), the easement of transmission lines and the recent bombings of transmission towers, if not addressed, will worsen the power supply situation in Mindanao, top-ranking officers of the Mindanao Power Monitoring Committee (MPMC) said.
Power sector leaders will convene in Davao City on Thursday, February 4, to address several problems harrowing the Mindanao grid, the island’s socio-economic planning agency said.
There is more to do for the proper implementation of the executive order (EO) instituting the proper handling and disposal of used cooking oil in Davao City after a local official bared that majority of the food establishments here are still unaware of the law which classifies used cooking oil as a “hazardous waste”.