Luzon grid under yellow alert on Thursday, July 4
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.
Available capacity is 11,395 megawatts (MW), while peak demand is projected at 10,418 MW, leaving a reserve of 977 MW.
Luzon grid status, 04 July 2019:FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFO
Available Capacity – 11,395MW
Peak Demand – 10,418MW
Details on the cause to be announced by the Department of Energy (DOE) later in the day.
— NGCP (@NGCP_ALERT) July 3, 2019
Today’s yellow alert is the latest in a series of alerts raised since May 2019.
NGCP said the Department of Energy (DOE) would announce details of the yellow alert later in the day. /gsg
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