NGCP raises yellow alert on Luzon power grid
MANILA, Philippines — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) on Monday raised yellow alert over the Luzon grid.
The NGCP said the yellow alert would take effect from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
A yellow alert is raised when a grid’s reserve power—the difference between supply and demand—is below the required level, the NGCP said.
The power grid operator said available capacity as of 8 a.m. was at 11,042 megawatts (MW) while peak demand was at 10,546 MW, leaving a reserve of 496 MW.
“Details on the cause to be announced by the Department of Energy (DOE) later in the day,” the NGCP said.
Luzon grid status, 08 July 2019:
Available Capacity – 11,042MW
Peak Demand – 10,546MW
Details on the cause to be announced by the Department of Energy (DOE) later in the day.ADVERTISEMENT
— NGCP (@NGCP_ALERT) July 8, 2019
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