Brownouts possible as Luzon on ‘red alert’

One-hour-long power interruptions were scheduled in Luzon on Tuesday after a power line in Batangas tripped and depleted the island’s electricity reserves. The “red alert,” which is issued when there is zero reserve, on the Luzon grid was lifted at 4:40 p.m. by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines NGCP. The Luzon grid remained…