SOME areas in Cagayan and Apayao provinces will experience a 10-hour power outage on Wednesday due to scheduled maintenance of facilities.
The National Grid Corp. of the Phils. (NGCP) on Monday said areas covered by the Cagayan II Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Cagelco II) such as Lallo, Gattaran, Aparri, Lasam, Allacapan, Camalaniugan, Buguey, Sta. Teresita, Gonzaga, Sta. Ana, Abulug, Pamplona, Balles–teros, Sanchez Mira, Claveria, Sto. Nino and Sta. Praxedes in Cagayan, and Pudtol, Luna, Flora, Sta. Marcela and Calanasan in Apayao will be affected due to the replacement of selected wood poles, installation of detached overhead ground wire and correction of conductor clearance along Alcala-Magapit- 69kV line segment.
Parts of Cagayan I Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Cagelco I) will experience power outage from 8 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. Affected areas are Alcala, Baggao, Amulung West, portion of Amulung East and Barangay Cataruan, Piat.
“NGCP customers and the general public are advised to take the necessary preparations and precautions for this scheduled interruption,” it added.