Veco de-loading program eases impact of shortage

Marites Villamor Ilano, Norman V. Mendoza 06/02/2015

Hour-long rotation brownouts continued in parts of Metro Cebu yesterday as demand still outstripped supply in the Visayas grid, especially during peak hours. As of 2 p.m., distribution utility Visayan Electric Co., Inc. (Veco) said four feeders…

Seniang damages lines; New Year power supply stable

Aileen Garcia-Yap 12/31/2014

Power distribution utilities confirmed some parts of Cebu are still without electricity, mostly as precautionary measure, while they survey extent in damage caused by tropical storm Seniang (international name: Jangmi). Cebu Electric Cooperative 1 (CEBECO 1) which…

More brownouts this week due to power shortage in Visayas grid

Aileen Garcia-Yap 05/19/2014

Cebuanos are facing the prospect of unscheduled brownouts in the next five days after the Cebu-Negros-Panay grid experienced a 200 MW shortage starting today. The Visayan Electric Co (Veco) said three major plants are undergoing unscheduled preventive…

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