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Striking San Lorenzo Guimaras Windmills

First of all, I must point out that the 27 windmills in Guimaras don’t produce any power for our island province. An official from Guimelco…

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Spot Market Surge Drives up Guimelco Rates

Because our monthly electric bill had shot up over 800 pesos more, I attributed it to the fact that we had used more power last…

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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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Survey on New Property Could Spark Turf War

Was there a possibility of a turf war brewing on our property?

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Dealing with 11 Hour Brownouts in Paradise

You never know what to expect in the Philippines.

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Rotating Brownouts Hit Our Island Province of Guimaras

Rotating brownouts have hit our island province of Guimaras.

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Savannah Iloilo. The Good, the Bad,and the Ugly

View from our pool in Savannah Subdivision, Pavia, Iloilo

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