Summer heat makes Luzon grid power supply extremely tight

The sweltering heat of summer set off dramatic spikes in electricity demand that have been causing extreme tightness in supply, forcing sporadic load shedding in the Luzon grid.

Power industry stakeholders observed that the precarious situation in the power system of the country’s major grid could be an indication that actions have been coming too late for the Arroyo administration to spare the country from another power crisis situation.

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