BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. informs its consumers connected to Alijis Feeder 6 (AF6) that maintenance activities will be conducted on October 17 and 18, Saturday and Sunday.
Power will be out at 9 am to 2 pm in certain areas connected to AF6 namely a portion of Villa Socoro Subdivision, Phase 2, Taculing on Saturday.
Meanwhile, power will be out at 9 am to 3 p.m. at Villa Celia Subdivision, also in Taculing on Sunday.
“This is to ensure reliability of distribution lines to avoid further serious damages that will result to major interruptions,” the advisory said.
The reasons for the two-day interruption are the replacement of four rotten wood poles with four 30ft. concrete poles, and transfer of secondary line and six MOP, and the transfer of one 25kVA distribution transformer together with its accessories to 69kV pole,
replacement of one 35-foot rotten pole into a 35-foot concrete pole together with its accessories; replacement of a 30ft rotten wood pole into a 35ft. concrete pole, extension of one span one phase primary line, installation of 25kVA distribution transformer for load splitting to avoid overloading.
Electricity consumers are further advised that, in the event of any power interruption, electrical switch/es should be turned-off for safety reasons.
When electricity supply resumes, they should provide allowance of about 10 to 15 minutes before switching on all electrical appliances and facilities to avoid power surge.