Tuesday, February 28, 2017

13-hour blackout in Samar, Leyte

Published February 25, 2017, 10:00 PM By Restituto A. Cayubit

Tacloban City, Leyte – The three Samar provinces and parts of Leyte will be affected by a scheduled 13-hour power supply interruption from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, February 26.
Edna Ligaspina, National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) Eastern Visayas regional corporate communication and public affairs officer said that the 13-hour blackout, which will affect parts of Leyte province, along with Eastern Samar, Northern Samar and Samar, was scheduled to give way to necessary maintenance of power lines and other equipment.
Ligaspina said that the electric power subscribers of Leyte II Electric Cooperative (LEYECO II), based in this city, and two adjacent municipalities of Palo and Babatngon, will be affected by the power interruption.
 She also said that clients of NORSAMELCO, ESAMELCO SAMELCO I and SAMELCO II in the three Samar provinces will likewise be affected by the power supply interruption.

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