Power Restored to More than 1 Million Households in Bagyong Nina Affected Areas


The Department of Energy (DOE) reported that as of January 4, 2016, more than 1 million households in Bagyong Nina affected areas have their own electricity as the energy department resumed electricity supply.


According to DOE about 57% or 1,003,519 households of Typhoon Nina affected areas were re-energized as confirmed by Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi.

Sec. Cusi was quoted as saying "After restoring power in town centers and nearby communities, our ground personnel are working round the clock, even double time to bring back the power supply to all affected households in Souther Luzon and Bicol Regions."

The DOE in coordination with participating energy companies and distribution utilities operates 27/7 for power restoration efforts.

Energy Sec. Alfonso Cusi noted that they deployed 982 personnel from 52 participating energy companies and distribution facilities through Task Force Kapatid to help restore power supply in the affected 99 municipalities and 7 cities.

On transmission facilities, the National Grid Corporation of hte Philippines (NGCP) reported that only three transmission service connected to NGCP customers are still undergoing rehabilitation as of yesterday (January 3), which include Tabaco 20 Megavolt Ampere (MVA) Load-End Substation (LES) serving Albay Power & Energy Corp. (APEC); Malinao 5 MVA LES serving APEC; and Albay Agro-Industrial Development Corp. (ALINDECO) LES serving AboitizPower Renewable Incorporated’s Tiwi Geothermal Plant.

Source: Philippine Information Agency


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