PIA Press Release
Friday, January 06, 2012
NGCP announces power interruption on Jan 7by Claro A. Lanipa
PAGADIAN CITY, Jan. 06 (PIA) – The National Grid Corporation Philippines (NGCP), District I, North Western Mindanao Area, in its press statement advises public that a power interruption is scheduled along the Aurora-Molave-Polanco-Dapitan-Roxas 69kV line on January 7, 2012, Saturday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
D1-NWMA Division Head Avelino Dawis said, their technical personnel will conduct replacement of breaker pole of PCB55AU4 due to SF6 gas leak at Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur Substation.
According to him affected in the power interruption are areas served under the Zamboanga del Sur Electric Cooperative I’s (ZAMSURECO-I) Switch and Sandal Substations, Zamboanga del Norte Electric Cooperative or ZANECO’s Polanco, Polo and Roxas Substations, and Wilmar Edible Oil Phil., Inc. in Roxas, Zamboanga del Norte.
He assured the electric consumers in the affected areas that normal operation will resume immediately after the completion of the scheduled repair not necessarily following the above-mentioned time table.
He also urged the public to take the necessary preparations and precautions in anticipation of this scheduled power interruption. (JPA/NGCP/PIA9/CAL)