13-hour blackout in Bohol due to repairs | Inquirer News
Close  

13-hour blackout in Bohol due to repairs

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 02:51 PM December 03, 2016

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol—The province of Bohol is experiencing a 13-hour blackout on Saturday due to repairs being done to the province’s power source in Leyte, said an official of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).

The province-wide power outage started at 4 a.m. and was expected to end by 5 p.m. on Saturday.

ADVERTISEMENT

According to Betty Martinez, public affairs officer of NGCP-Visayas, the power interruption was due to a maintenance operation on Project 2 of the Ormoc-Maasin 138-Kilovolt line.

Normal operations will immediately resume once repairs are completed, she said.

FEATURED STORIES

Some business establishments in Tagbilaran City, the provincial capital, were closed on Saturday morning since these didn’t have generator sets.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: blackout, Bohol, NGCP, power outage
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2021 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.