The people of the Philippines are being asked to turn off appliances so there is enough electricity to watch their Congressman Manny Pacquiao fight Floyd Mayweather. Rante Ramos the Philippines secretary of electrical cooperative called for the electricity conservation. Ramos posted on Facebook to avoid using washing machines, irons, air conditioners and even refrigerators in certain areas during the fight.
Philippines capital Puerto Princesa has faced daily power outages lasting several hours. The power grid could be 2 megawatt short of power supply and which could cause random outages.