• 11-hour blackout to hit Iloilo


    ILOILO CITY: Some parts of Iloilo province will experience 11-hour power interruption this Sunday, according to the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) 6.

    NGCP-6 said it scheduled a shutdown of some of its transmission facilities from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. under the Iloilo Electric Cooperative Inc. I (ILECO I).

    ILECO I serves 15 towns – Oton, Tigbauan, Guimbal, Miag-ao, San Miguel, San Joaquin, Tubungan, Igbaras, Alimodian, Santa Barbara, Leon, Maasin, Cabatuan, Leganes and Pavia.

    NGCP explained that they will be conducting maintenance activities along the 138kV Dingle-Santa Barbara line thus, shutdown of some transmission facilities is needed.

    Its customers are advised to take necessary preparations and precautions for the schedule power interruption.
    NGCP assured that normal operations will immediately resume after the completion of works.


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