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Luzon grid under yellow alert on Thursday,  July 4

/ 09:22 AM July 04, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The entire Luzon grid will be placed on yellow alert from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. today, Thursday, July 4, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said.

The NGCP said the alert status is due to the low electric power reserve.

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Available capacity is 11,395 megawatts (MW), while peak demand is projected at 10,418 MW, leaving a reserve of 977 MW.

Today’s yellow alert is the latest in a series of alerts raised since May 2019.

READ: NGCP places Luzon grid under yellow alert on Saturday

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READ: Luzon grid under red, yellow alerts anew on Thursday, June 20

NGCP said the Department of Energy (DOE) would announce details of the yellow alert later in the day. /gsg

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