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NGCP sees no imminent power outages

electric powerlines

As the country braces for the heat and tight power supply this summer, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said the danger of experiencing power outages appears to be remote.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Transmission firm continues IT donations to Negros towns

Following a series of computer donations in southern Luzon, power transmission company National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) proceeded to donate tablets and printers to at least two elementary schools in Negros Oriental province.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

9 Pangasinan towns to have no power on Wednesday

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Eight towns in Pangasinan along with the city of San Carlos will be without power for 11 hours on Wednesday due to maintenance work to be carried out on certain facilities, including transmission lines, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines said Tuesday.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Power disturbance hits Mindanao

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A massive power disturbance hit Mindanao on Thursday dawn and the cause has yet to be determined.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Plan to cut power in Albay over unpaid bills put off

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The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) put off its planned disconnection of the Albay Electric Cooperative (Aleco) from the grid on Monday (Jan. 27) in response to the request of Bishop Joel Baylon of the Diocese of Legazpi, said a member of the Aleco Interim Board (IBOD).

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Power to be restored to Leyte, Samar in 6 weeks

Daanbantayan street in northern Cebu after the supertyphoon Yolanda.TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAIILY NEWS FILE PHOTO

The islands of Leyte and Samar are totally cut off from the power grid while other major islands in the Visayas are experiencing brownouts in the aftermath of “supertyphoon Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) that toppled 248 transmission towers and 318 poles across the region.

Posted: November 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cemeteries packed as millions honor dead

Millions of Filipinos filled cemeteries across the country on Friday, All Saints’ Day, to honor their dead in typically festive fashion despite appeals from the Catholic Church to keep the day solemn.

Posted: November 2nd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

BIFF seen behind power line toppling


Police authorities here said they have strong suspicions the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was behind the toppling of a major power line of the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) on Thursday evening.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions,Special Reports | Read More »

Heard on Radyo Inquirer 990AM: NGCP spokesperson on safety of electric lines

Our lines are safe even in the midst of a typhoon. Each tower is equipped with an automatic shut-off mechanism to prevent electric shock in the event of a fall-off.—National Grid Corp. of the Philippines spokesperson Cynthia Alabanza

Posted: August 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Only SMC left in Albay power bidding


This city was hit by daylong brownouts over the last two days lasting up to eight hours just as the Albay Electric Cooperative (Aleco) held a bidding to privatize the operations of the troubled cooperative amid protest by some consumers.

Posted: August 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Firm says it’s ready to bring more power to Bicol region


The National Grid Corp of the Philippines (NGCP) has announced it is now ready to take on the growing demand for energy in the Bicol region after completing the expansion of the Naga City substation.

Posted: July 31st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Transmission firm cuts off power to Albay over unpaid bills


At exactly noon on Tuesday, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) cut off power in the entire province of Albay due to the failure of the Albay Electric Cooperative (Aleco) to pay its current bill for June amounting to P56 million, said Hazel Morallos, Aleco spokesperson.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

More than free notebooks to schoolchildren in CamSur

PUPILS of Monte Calvario Elementary School in Buhi, Camarines Sur, receive backpacks with notebooks and pencils from the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines, whose high-voltage power transmission towers pass through the village. JUAN ESCANDOR JR.

Ana Maria Miranda held back tears while narrating how her children at Monte Calvario Elementary School received their gifts from a power firm—backpacks with five notebooks and pencils.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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