Luzon grid under red, yellow alerts anew on Thursday, June 20
MANILA, Philippines – The Luzon grid will be placed under red alert for four hours on today, Thursday, June 20, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said.
In a tweet, NGCP said that the red alert would be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The grid will also be on yellow alert from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Luzon grid status, 20 June 2019:FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFO
Available Capacity – 11,217MW
Peak Demand – 10,995MW
Details on the cause to be announced by the Department of Energy (DOE) later in the day.
— NGCP (@NGCP_ALERT) June 19, 2019
The red and yellow alerts will be in effect due to thin energy reserves.
Current available capacity is 11,217 megawatts, while peak demand is predicted at 10,995 megawatts, leaving a reserve of 222 megawatts.
Last Wednesday, the Luzon grid was likewise placed under red and yellow alerts. (Editor: Gilbert S. Gaviola)
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