CCPO exec: Report individuals or groups extorting money for power restoration

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Cebu City policemen are urging the public to report to their office individuals or groups who ask for money in exchange for restoring power in their respective areas. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla,…

Visayan Electric: Pray for sunshine; bad weather affects reenergization efforts

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rains on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, has caused a certain delay in the reenergization efforts of Visayan Electric as linemen cannot work under bad weather.  Engineer Raul Lucero, president and chief operating…

Visayan Electric: National highway from Liloan to San Fernando now reenergized

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/30/2021

CEBU CITY — The national highway from Liloan to San Fernando has been reenergized.  This was the statement of Visayan Electric in a press conference on Thursday, December 30, 2021, two days before the year ends and…

More linemen in Metro Cebu to help in power restoration

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Visayan Electric on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, has reenergized over 100,000 households in its franchise area as more help from Luzon and Mindanao has come.  The power distributor on Wednesday announced that more…

Fully restored power by end of January 2022 — Visayan Electric

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It will take until the end of January 2022 to light up Metro Cebu.  Visayan Electric said they would complete the rehabilitation of the electric line by January 31, 2022, in San Fernando,…

#CDNPaskoSaSugbo: A snappy salute to our hardworking linemen

Immae Lachica 12/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Linemen.  On the most wonderful time of the year, these hardworking individuals are usually on a break to celebrate the holidays with their families.  There are usually no scheduled power outages on the 24th…

A dark Christmas for most of Metro Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It will be a dark Christmas tonight for most of Metro Cebu as only 8.87 percent of the franchise area of Visayan Electric has been reenergized.  The power utility provider services San Fernando…

Nearly half of MCWD’s franchise area now has water supply

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Christmas may finally bring relief to some areas in Cebu City with Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) providing water to near half of its franchise area.  As of 3 p.m. on December 24,…

Visayan Electric: Power back in some Mandaue areas

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Power is back in some areas in Mandaue City. On Thursday morning, December 23, 2021, Visayan Electric President, Engineer Raul Lucero, visited Mayor Jonas Cortes to inform the mayor on the status of…

NGCP: Cebu has power, distribution up to Visayas Electric

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said  that power is already in Cebu.  Ma. Rosette Martinez, NGCP officer-in-charge for government relations, told Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama in a meeting that…

Energy in 3 south Cebu towns ‘partially restored’, more linemen deployed in Metro Cebu

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones, Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Electricity has returned in at least three towns in south Cebu and more than 2,000 households in Metro Cebu as of Tuesday, December 21, 2021. Cebu Electric Cooperative I (Cebeco I) reported on…

First light: Power reaches hospitals in downtown, uptown Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Visayan Electric has managed to provide power to a portion of Cebu City’s uptown and downtown areas. Visayan Electric President, Engineer Raul Lucero, said that this came from the Cebu Private Power Corporation…

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