RESIDENTS of Nueva Ecija and Aurora will experience an 11-hour power outage on Wednesday due to scheduled shutdown of some transmission facilities, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) announced on Tuesday.
Power supply will be interrupted from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in areas covered by Nueva Ecija II Electric Cooperative, Inc- Area 1 (NEECO II-Area 1), Nueva Ecija II Electric Cooperative, Inc- Area 2 (NEECO II-Area 2) and Aurora Electric Cooperative Inc (Aurelco).
“The reason for the shutdown is to facilitate maintenance works along Cabanatuan-Baler 69kVLine,” the NGCP said in a statement.
Affected areas are Talavera, Natividad, Llanera, Palayan City, Bongabon, Gabaldon, Laur, Rizal, portions of Sto. Domingo in Nueva Ecija, and Dingalan, San Luis, Maria Aurora, Baler and Dipaculao in Aurora.
NGCP advised customers and the public to take neces-sary preparations and precautions for the outage.