Brownouts are common in the Philippines.
Well, it’s actually a blackout. The term “brownout” comes from the dimming of incandescent lighting when the voltage reduces.
Brownouts are unintentional or intentional drops in the amount of voltage an electrical grid puts out. This reduction in electrical power happens when there is increased use of electricity and too much demand.
At times, energy providers will deliberately reduce the power to avoid a total blackout of the entire system or by doing rotational backouts.
However, this isn’t the case anymore. There are already signs of significant growth and improvement. I can barely hear any complaints from my OFSs about brownouts in the past few years..
Whatever the situation, Filipinos always find a way to do their job. If they’re not able to work for four hours because of the brownout, you better believe they’re willing to make up for it.
Let’s talk more about brownouts in this video
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