DavSur experiencing 3-hour daily rotational blackout
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Guya said there’s no other alternative to address the power shortage at this time but to implement electricity outage for a few hours in the province.
He said the three-hour blackout is implemented at different time schedules in a day that would last up to 30 minutes per power cut-off.
The power outages are greatly affecting the operations of the business sector which could lead to lower production, Guya said.
Jose Villaflor, president of the Business Council of Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur, Inc., said the power cut-off could affect the integrity and quality of products, especially for the food manufacturing industry.
Villaflor, the assistant manager of Sta. Cruz town-based Franklin Baker Co., bared that it is also costly to generate electricity internally, citing that the company is activating its emergency power so as not to disrupt processing during brownouts.
He urged DASURECO to regularly schedule the brownouts so that companies can anticipate and prepare. (PNA)
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