Veco Banilad substation upgrade to benefit 2 Cebu business hubs

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/10/2018

THE GROWING demand for power has prompted the Visayan Electric Company (Veco) to upgrade its Banilad substation. From an original capacity of 33 MVA (Mega Volt Ampere), the facility’s capacity was doubled to 66MVA to serve more…

Public will not bear additional cost as VECO upgrades Banilad substation

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/10/2018

The Visayan Electric Company (VECO) has upgraded its Banilad substation, doubling its capacity from 33 MVA to 66MVA. According to VECO Chief Operating Officer Anton Mari Perdices, the upgrade will improve the utility firm’s distribution network in…

VECO: Don’t fly kites near power lines

PR 04/06/2018

Flying kites near power lines may cause power outages and electrocution. This was the warning of the Visayan Electric Company, Inc. (VECO) to children and parents, especially since summer vacation has started. Although kite-flying is a summer…

Cebu City school, Veco inspire pupils to learn

PR 03/20/2018

Roxanne Kwong has always been an achiever. A grade six student at the Mabolo Elementary School (MES) in Cebu City, the 11-year-old Kwong is currently the president of her school’s Supreme Pupil Government and is vying for…

Veco: Balloon caused power outage during start of the Sinulog Grand Parade 

Doris C. Bongcac 01/21/2018

  The power outage experienced earlier today was traced to a balloon that got entangled with the primary line of the Visayan Electric Company (Veco) located along J. Tormis Street in Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu City. The…

CT-Toda batters CPPO, rules Veco Friendship Cup basketball

Ray Charlie Diaz 12/29/2017

THE City Traffic-Talisay Office Development Authority (CT-Toda) crushed the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) Basketball Club, 99-76 Thursday night to rule the inaugural Visayan Electric Company (Veco) Friendship Cup at the Benedicto College Gym in Mandaue City.…

Veco announces brownout schedule

Rosalie Abatayo 11/11/2017

  The Visayan Electric Co. (Veco) said a power service interruption will be felt in Metro Cebu Sunday to make way for service upgrade and maintenance of their lines in Cebu City, Mandaue City and Liloan town…

Veco to 416K customers: Pay electric bills at TPAs

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/18/2017

To address the long queues and waiting times at their service centers, distribution utility firm, Visayan Electric Co. (Veco) will no longer allow customers to pay their bills in its service centers starting next week. Instead, its…

Mechanic’s son on top 3 of electrical engineers’ exam

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/08/2017

Daryl Arizo, 21, was playing chess at home in Barangay Damolog, Sogod town, when he received a call from a friend on Thursday that he made it to the top 3 of the Registered Electrical Engineers (REE)…

Veco: Rotational brownouts implemented

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/24/2017

VISAYAS GRID ON RED ALERT FOR TWO HOURS The Visayan Electric Co. implemented rotational brownouts in some service areas on Thursday after the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) placed the Visayas grid under red alert…

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