Non-government organizations and consumer groups in Mindanao castigated government on its alleged mishandling of the affairs of the energy sector that they said only allowed corporations to dominate the field rather than being clipped of their powers to monopolize.
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Councilors are calling for an investigation over the continuing brownouts in many parts of North Cotabato.
Government says Mindanao’s energy crisis will be gone by 2015; but their solution to use coal-fired power plants worries environment advocates.
By MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN
Citing that Mindanao mainly depends on the Agus-Pulangi hydro complex, which accounts for half of the island’s power supply, Llaneza said the most that the government can do is “minimize” power interruptions.