Brownouts back in oven-hot Metro, Luzon
MANILA, Philippines—As if the sizzling summer were not enough, rotating brownouts are back in Metro Manila and Luzon, shutting down air-conditioners and electric fans that help people cope with the heat.
Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), the country’s biggest power distributor, said all cities and towns in its franchise area were affected by the outages Wednesday as a result of the huge power supply deficit in the Luzon grid.
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Diego Maranan suggests:
Link all the equipment in manila's gyms to power-generatingmechanism so that everytime we go on the treadmill or lift weights, we
generate electricity that is stored somewhere and is used to power...
i don't know, a giant parol. street lights. traffic lights. a
mechanical art installation.
Or if not all manila's gyms, then have a stationary bike,