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…

Power stakeholders: Cebu has enough power supply in May 13 polls

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu would have an adequate power supply during the May 13, 2019 elections, power industry stakeholders said. Jose Rey Maleza, OIC-director of the Department of Energy (DOE) Visayas Field Office explained that all government agencies…

NGCP exec: P52-B VisMin interconnection project on track

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/27/2018

A P52-BILLION National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) project to link power grid of Visayas and Mindanao is on track for its completion in 2020. The different packages of the project called the Mindanao-Visayas Interconnection Project…

Tinaan landslide damaged 3 NGCP towers

Doris C. Bongcac 09/20/2018

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) reported that at least three of their electric towers were damaged during the Thursday morning landslide which hit Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan in Naga City. NGCP posted on its…

NGCP: Ompong cuts power in 7 provinces

Inquirer.net 09/15/2018

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) on Saturday said seven provinces hardest hit by typhoon “Ompong” are experiencing “total power outage.” Affected provinces with total power outage include Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Kalinga Apayao,…

NGCP: Visayas power supply remains stable

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/14/2018

Power supply in the Visayas remains stable despite the yellow alert status raised by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP). Rosette Martinez, NGCP-Visayas Public Affairs head, yesterday said that the supply from the Luzon grid…

East Visayas power ‘almost stable’ — NGCP

Joey A. Gabieta 07/20/2017

TACLOBAN CITY — Power supply in Leyte and the rest of Eastern Visayas region is slowly stabilizing, two weeks after the strong earthquake damaged the transmission line and geothermal power plants in the province. On Thursday, the…

LET THERE BE LIGHT

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/09/2017

Power is expected to be restored in more areas in Eastern Visayas, albeit temporarily, once the grid starts supplying power to these localities through a bypass line that connects to Cebu. The National Grid Corporation of the…

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