NGCP shares safety tips

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 10/12/2021

Electricity is now considered an essential need. We can’t do our daily tasks if we are without a power supply. Even before the pandemic started, we rely on electricity for our business, entertainment, and even communication needs.…

Bohol hit by 14-hour brownout

Leo Udtohan 10/03/2021

TAGBILARAN CITY, Philippines — The province of Bohol experienced a 14-hour power interruption on Saturday, October 2. Power was shut down at 6 a.m. and is expected to be restored at 6 p.m. In an advisory, the…

DOE not convinced on NGCP’s ‘lightning’ reason as cause of recent Visayas blackout

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/09/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — An official of the Department of Energy (DOE) said they did not officially accept the statement of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) that lightning caused the blackout which affected…

No vaccines destroyed in blackout, says DOH-7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – All COVID-19 vaccines stored in cold storage facilities in Central Visayas were spared from damage when most parts of the region experienced a four-hour blackout on Friday evening, August 20. The regional office…

Lightning strike blamed for blackout affecting parts of Cebu and the Visayas

Doris C. Bongcac 08/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Lightning was blamed for the blackout that affected parts of the Visayas, including Cebu Island, shortly before midnight on Friday, August 20. “A lightning strike to NGCP’s Cebu-Quiot-Colon line just before midnight last…

Negros submarine cable damaged by DPWH being repaired, says NGCP 

Carla Gomez - @inquirerdotnet 07/08/2021

BACOLOD CITY—The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is working to repair its Negros high voltage submarine cable damaged during the Department of Public Workers and Highways (DPWH) re-channeling activities. The damage had not affected the…

NGCP warns of power supply shortage in Luzon

Ronnel Domingo 04/19/2021

Lockdown restrictions that have been restored three weeks ago are causing extended power plant outages that may result in supply shortage in Luzon despite lower power demand, according to the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP).…

NGCP to donate additional P1B for fight against COVID-19 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) will donate P1 billion to the national government to help address the growing need for medical equipment and other response measures for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)…

Of delivery delays, COVID-19, and NGCP projects

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/19/2020

CEBU CITY—The extended suspension of the delivery of critical construction and transmission equipment from vendors and manufacturers in affected countries could impact on the implementation of the projects of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).…

Floods, landslides hamper work to restore power after typhoon Ursula

the Inquirer staff 12/29/2019

Floods and landslides caused by Typhoon “Ursula” (international name: Phanfone) are hampering work to restore power in the Visayas where only 10 out of 29 affected areas now have electricity. National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP)…

Mindanao-Visayas Interconnection set for 2020 completion

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Mindanao-Visayas Interconnection Project (MVIP) remains on track for completion by 2020. Nanette Nancy Bugnosen, chief financial officer of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), said the contracts have been signed for the…

NGCP urges the public to use energy efficiently this summer 

PR 05/01/2019

Grid operator NGCP is gearing up for the upcoming summer season as the demand for power is expected to hit an all-time high this year. In 2018, the actual peak demand recorded for Luzon reached a high…

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