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Rechargeable Fans & Light Bulbs Battle Brownouts

Guimelco, our local “service” provider for electricity secured a 100 million loan last year to completely refurbish the aging electrical grid in Guimaras. The project…

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Guimaras Seeks to Lower Power Rate

The P14.50 (29¢) per kilowatt-hour rate of Guimaras Electric Cooperative (Guimelco) is a burden to Guimaras consumers.  Add to that cost, the regular frequent power…

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My San Mig Light Epiphany

I experienced “My San Mig Light Ephipany” early one Sunday evening. Another brown out, courtesy of our local “power” company, Guimelco, had struck our sleepy…

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Top 10 Stress-Busters for Living in the Philippines

Even paradise has a few pitfalls.

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Rat Causes 11-Hour Power Outage in Guimaras

This was not any planned brown out, which are very common in the Philippines.

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Philippine Super Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby): Getting Ready Is Key

Panic mode has set in for many areas.

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