ICSC: Panay blackouts signal urgent need to reevaluate the island’s energy system

2024-01-11T16:27:53+08:0011 Jan 2024|Tags: , , , , , , , |

QUEZON CITY, January 11, 2024 – Residents of Panay, the sixth largest island in the Philippines covering the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz, and Iloilo, and parts of Guimaras experienced large-scale blackouts from January 2 to 5 caused by the tripping of major coal-fired power plants.  Local governments and business groups from Panay and Guimaras [...]