NGCP raises red, yellow alerts in Luzon, Visayas for 4th straight day

Jordeene B. Lagare - @inquirerdotnet 04/19/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Red and yellow alerts in Luzon and Visayas will be raised again today, Friday (April 19), which is the fourth straight day that grid operator National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) issued the…

NGCP exec assures stable power supply for Visayas

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/12/2017

DESPITE recent problems with the Luzon grid due to strong quakes in Batangas earlier this week, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) assured stable power supply for the Visayas. Rosette Martinez, NGCP Visayas spokesperson, said…

NGCP rolls out over a billion pesos power projects in Cebu

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/24/2016

Three ongoing projects by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) in Cebu are expected to boost reliability of power in the province as well as in the whole Visayas. Lawyer Cynthia Alabanza, NGCP spokesperson, said…

Two Iloilo coal-fired plants to boost power in Visayas

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/27/2016

New power plants can add at least 200 MW to Visayas grid when completed Two coal-fired power plants set to operate within the year are seen to boost the capacity of the Visayas Grid and offset supply…

Solar power plant rises in San Carlos, Negros Occidental

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/19/2016

A SUBSIDIARY of Aboitiz Power Corp. Inaugurated its first solar power plant in San Carlos Negros Occidental today. The 59-MW San Carlos Sun Power Inc. is projected to deliver 82 GWh of renewable energy to the Visayas…

Line tripping causes brownout in northern Cebu

Aileen Garcia-Yap 10/20/2015

While there was no power shortage yesterday, the northern part of Cebu served by the Visayan Electric Co. (Veco) experienced a brownout. Areas starting from Paknaan in Mandaue City all the way to Liloan town in Cebu…

Kepco union to hold strike ballot today

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/26/2015

The Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) labor union will hold a strike ballot this morning at their headquarters in the City of Naga, southern Cebu. This after the 15-day period ended since they filed a notice of…

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…

2 coal-fired plants for Naga; Salcon rehab plant junked

Aileen Garcia-Yap, Peter L. Romanillos 07/02/2014

Two new coal-fired power plants that will add 200 megawatts to the Visayas grid will be built in the City of Naga, southern Cebu within three to four years. Cesar Villarete, senior manager of Salcon Power Corp.…

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