Luzon on ‘yellow alert’ before election says DOE

Luzon on ‘yellow alert’ before election says DOE


                   Luzon may experience a ‘yellow alert” on the electricity grid or low power of supply starting on Monday (April 18) but is expected to be resolve by the end of April or before the May 9 elections, according to Department of Energy.
According to DOE OIC Mylene Capongcol nine power plants including 13 generating units are expecting to outage this coming Monday afternoon.
She also added that yellow alert doesn’t mean there will be an outages and that Luzon will only have limited power reserve.
                   However, according to Meralco spokesperson Joe Zaldarriaga there is a brief outage in the Meralco network.
“Our team is currently assessing the power supply situation by closely coordinating with the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines and the power plant owners/operators in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao to make sure that the generating facilities, which are currently on maintenance shutdown, will be back online ahead of the election period,” he added.


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