Peak demand in Mindanao historically occurs in November or December. With the global financial crisis in 2008, some large industrial customers in Mindanao decreased their electricity consumption. Global Steelworks International Inc. which had an average demand of 38.03 MW decreased their load to 9.31 MW in November and 4.57 MW in December. Maria Christina Chemical Ind., which had an average demand of 7.67 MW, shutdown its operations in the last quarter of 2008. These events decreased the demand in Mindanao grid by 3.04 percent, from 1,241 MW in 2007 to 1,204 MW in 2008.
|Source Institution||Department of Energy|
|Place of Publication||Manila|
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