BLACKOUTS AGAIN. Residents of Kidapawan are forced to make do with candles during supper during the last round of rotating blackouts in Mindanao in this undated photo. Rotating blackouts started to hit Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental in January 2016. Mindanews file photo by Geonarri Solmerano
10-hour blackout set on Friday
The Cagayan Electric Power & Light Co., Inc. (Cepalco) has scheduled another power interruption on June 8, Friday affecting portions of Zone 2, Upper Bulua this city for 10 hours.
The scheduled maintenance is set to begin at 7 AM and is expected to run until 5 PM — this is to facilitate a pole relocation. Power would however be restored without prior notice when line works are complete ahead of schedule.
Fueled by the rising cost of commodities and their shrinking take-home pay, drivers and operators ...