NGCP fixes downed power lines

By on September 13, 2017


FILE: The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) (PNA photo)
FILE: The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) (PNA photo)

MANILA The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) reported that as Tropical Depression Maring affected parts of southern Luzon, the Gumaca-Lopez-Tagkawayan 69-kilovolt (kV) line went out of service at 3:52 p.m. Tuesday, affecting customers of the Quezon Electric Cooperative (QuezelcoI).

In an advisory, the NGCP also announced that the La Trinidad-Mankayan-Sagada 69-kV line, which services clients of the Benguet Electric Company (Beneco), went out of service at 4:17 p.m. Tuesday but was restored 40 minutes later at 4:57 p.m.

The Batangas-Bolboc 69-kV line, which services customers of Meralco, was restored by 2 p.m. after going off at 1:23 p.m.

The NGCP said it will continue inspections and restoration of lines in affected areas as soon as the weather allows it. (NGCP PR)