NGCP tower bombing leaves western Mindanao areas without power 

NGCP A POWER transmission tower in Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte was bombed on Monday, causing supply interruptions in western parts of the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, the country’s grid operator reported on Tuesday.  The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said Tower No. 8 of the Baloi-Aurora 138-kiloVolt (kV) line was bombed, which […]

Permit dispute with Pampanga town halts construction of NGCP substation

THE National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said on Wednesday that households in Pampanga face possible power interruptions after the municipality of San Simon halted construction of a 230-kilovolt (kV) substation in that town. “Without this substation, the reliability of transmission services in the Pampanga area is threatened, and power interruptions are a real […]

Massive power outage hits Visayas

A LARGE part of the Visayas was plunged into darkness at close to midnight Friday, August 20, 2021. System operator National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said an unscheduled power interruption is affecting parts of Cebu, Leyte-Samar and Bohol. The lights went out at 11:56 p.m. Friday. NGCP said it will issue a more […]