NGCP sees power interruptions in some parts of Luzon, Visayas

NGCP sees power interruptions in some parts of Luzon and Visayas

By: - Reporter / @luisacabatoINQ
/ 03:48 PM May 23, 2024

MANILA, Philippines (Updated) — Some areas in Luzon and Visayas may experience power interruption on Thursday afternoon, National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said in an advisory.

The grid operator said that manual load dropping (MLD), or cutting off power due to power supply shortage, will be carried out starting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the following areas “to maintain the integrity of the power system”:


  • Aleco (parts of Albay)
  • Nuvelco (parts of Nueva Vizcaya)
  • Quezelco I (parts of Quezon)


  • Ceneco (parts of Negros Occidental)
  • Noceco (parts of Negros Occidental)
  • Noneco (parts of Negros Occidental)
  • Noreco I (parts of Negros Oriental)
  • Noreco II (parts of Negros Oriental)
  • Leyeco II (parts of Leyte)
  • Soleco (Southern Leyte)
  • Dorelco (parts of Leyte)
  • Leyeco III (parts of Leyte)
  • Leyeco IV (parts of Leyte)
  • Leyeco V (parts of Leyte)
  • Bileco (Biliran)
  • Esamelco (Eastern Samar)
  • Samelco I (parts of Samar)
  • Samelco II (parts of Samar)
  • Norsamelco (Northern Samar)
  • More (parts of Iloilo City)
  • Akelco (parts of Aklan)
  • Anteco (parts of Antique)
  • Capelco (parts of Capiz)
  • Ileco I (parts of Iloilo Province)
  • Ileco II (parts of Iloilo Province)
  • Ileco III (parts of Iloilo Province)
  • Guimelco (parts of Guimaras)
  • Cebeco 2 (parts of Cebu)
  • Veco (parts of Cebu City and Cebu)
  • Cebeco 3 (parts of Cebu)
  • Cebeco 1 (parts of Cebu)

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“Schedule may be canceled if system condition improves, such as if actual demand falls below projections,” the post read.

The NGCP also earlier announced the implementation of MLD in Noreco II (Pulantubig, Bagacay, Dauin, and Siaton Substations), Negros Oriental, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

“NGCP’s Amlan-Dumaguete 138kV Line, certified as an Energy Project of National Significance (EPNS), is intended to address the overloading of the existing 69kV line and asks for the support of the communities, the local government, and other stakeholders in the completion of this critical project,” it said.

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