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POWER OUTAGES IN SEVERAL PROVINCES DUE TO TS DANTE

Several provinces under the coverage areas of six electric cooperatives (ECs) have experienced power interruptions due to Tropical Storm Dante. These provinces are Marinduque, Romblon, Masbate, Eastern Samar and Biliran based on the monitoring of the NEA through its Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Department (DRRMD) as of Wednesday, June 02. The electric co-ops were […]

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GATCHALIAN TO ERC, DOE: PROBE POWER OUTAGES

Senator Win Gatchalian called on the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) and the Department of Energy (DOE) to look into the reported unplanned outages of some power plants in Luzon that recently triggered a spike in consumers’ electricity bills. Gatchalian likewise urged the DOE to address any logistical concerns faced by some power producers to prevent […]

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NEA: TASK FORCE TO HELP RESTORE POWER AFTER ROLLY

Electric cooperatives (ECs) in different regions are now preparing to send crews to help their fellow power distribution utilities battered by Typhoon Rolly, the National Electrification Administration (NEA) said Monday (November 2). NEA Administrator Edgardo Masongsong said the agency’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Department (DRRMD) is closely coordinating with the Philippine Rural Electric Cooperatives […]

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NEA: 15 PROVINCES HAVE NO POWER DUE TO ‘QUINTA’

Several provinces covered by at least 23 electric cooperatives (ECs) have experienced power service interruptions due to the effects of Typhoon “Quinta,” the National Electrification Administration (NEA) said. This was based on the reports received by the NEA Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Department (DRRMD) as of 3:00 p.m. Monday, October 26, from the electric […]

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POWER OUTAGES RECORDED DURING TAAL VOLCANO ERUPTION — NEA

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) is closely monitoring the power situation in areas affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano, which remains under Alert Level 4, per the assessment of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS).  As of 7 a.m. Monday (January 13), the NEA Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Department (DRRMD) reported […]

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SENATE PANEL BEGINS PROBE INTO LUZON POWER OUTAGE – GATCHALIAN

The Senate committee on energy has started the conduct of a congressional inquiry into the recent spate of power outages in Luzon. Senator Win Gatchalian, committee chair, called for the hearing in view of the series of yellow and red alert warnings issued by the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) for the Luzon […]

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DO NOT OBSTRUCT POWER LINES – GATCHALIAN

To ensure the uninterrupted supply of electricity from power plants to consumers, Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for a mechanism that will allow for the responsive maintenance and rehabilitation of transmission, sub-transmission, and distribution lines. Gatchalian, who chairs the Senate Committee on Energy, sponsored on Wednesday Senate Bill No. 2098 (SBN 2098), otherwise known as […]