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Sweltering Saturday looms as NGCP outage to hit three cities

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BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Residents in three cities are in for a sweltering weekend as the power transmission firm shuts down its major line Saturday, 24 April that will cause outages of up to 12 hours.

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The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), in an advisory posted by the Central Negros Electric Cooperative (CENECO) on its Facebook page, confirmed it is is scheduling a shutdown of its Bacolod-Silay 69kV transmission line (TL).

NGCP said the shutdown “is in connection with the Cebu-Negros-Panay 230kV backbone project.”

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The 6am to 6pm brownout will affect northern and eastern villages here covering a large oart of residential subdivisons.

The affected feeders and the subdivisions under it that will experience 12-hour brownoutsare as follows:

Affected Feeders: Bacolod-Mt. View TL: Burgos Feeders

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BF1 Villa Homes, Buena Park, Glenwood Subd., Villa Angela, Villa Angela Relocation Site, Regent Pearl, River Walk, Helvetia Heights,Savemore, Hi Stripbldng, Panasiatic Solutions, East Block, Lopue’s East Annex (bowling center), Patria Village, Trinity Christian School,New Government Center (NGC), Lopue’s East Building, Gonzaga Subd., Morata’s Photography, Burgos St. (from Circumferential Road to Lopez Jaena), Rio Compound, Chinese Temple, portion of BMMC (Burgos Entrance).

BF2 Capitol Hills, Greensville I, II, III, Capitol Heights, PHHC, Villa San Agustin,Akina East, Royal Meadows, Sto. Niño Village, Villa Estefania, Palisades, Camp A. Montelibano, Colegio de San Agustin (CSA), Patricia Homes, PNP Head Quarters, Hi Residences Condominiums, PurokBanaue, Maranatha Circumferential Road, Jack ‘n’ Jill School, Bob’s Place – portion of C.L. Montelibano Ave., Villa Fe, Prk. Sabes,Prk. Isla, Prk. Gugma, Prk. Active, Sta. Monica, Burgos Extension, WNU, Galo BBB, portion of Circumferential Road(From Lopues East – Prk. Active), Prk. Tumpok, Esperanza Diolast., Dona Aurora st., Magsaysay St., Villamonte,Villa San Agustin,Burgos St. (from Circumferential Road to Lopez Jaena).

BF3 From Camingawan Substation to Alangilan including Hda. Boro-Boro and Bantud, Granada, Granada Heights, Charito Heights, San Dionisio, Capitol Village, Sam Village, Sta. Fe, SMC Village, Jesusa Heights, Sunshine Valley Subd., Villa Villeta, Villa Angeles, Rolling Hills, Hda. Pedring, Villa Soledad, BACIWA Soledad Station, AbadaEscay, Prk. Mayang, Prk. Pedring, Prk. Arao, Prk. Flora, Hda. Conchita, Hda. Rosario, Glendale Homes, USLS Ecopark, Hda. Carmen, Alunan Relocation Site, Boy’s Home, SitioBalogo, Arceo, Executive, Carmela de Bacolod, Providence Negros, Stone Haven, Hda. Balabag, Granada Royal, Bantug Real Estate, Golden Gate, Prk. 12 Kabutongan, Prk. Kaburihan,Hda. Elsa, Hda. Loygoy.

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BF4 East Homes I, II, and III Subdivisions,Savemore,Cityville Subdivision, Celine Homes Subdivision, Fortune Town Subdivision, PurokPag-asa Relocation Site, Villa Estefania 1&2, Villa Alexandra 1&2, Meadows of Camelot Subdivision, PurokVillamar. EstanziaSubd., Carmencita, La Herencia Negrense, Villa Lucasan Subd., Capitol Heights Phase V, Abkasa Camella Subd., Country Homessubd. Country Homes phase 3.

Meanwhile, one hour brownouts in the morning and evening, 6am to 7am and 5pm to 6pm will be in the following areas:

Time: 6am to 7am and 5pm to 6pm

Affected Feeders: Mt. View-Silay 69kV TL: Mt. View, Talisay, Panaogao, and Silay Feeders

MF1 Lopue’sMandalagan, BanggaSubay, Portion of Sta. Clara I (Back of Lopues), Mandalagan Highway (from corner Lacson and Mt. View Road to North Drive), 25th, 26th, 27th St, Convergys and Carmelite Monastery, Sunny Ville, BomboRadyo.

MF2 Magdalene Ville, La Salle Avenue, University of St. La Salle, portion of C.L. Montelibano up to Mormons including Villa Ramos Subd., St. Scholastica’s Academy, Tierra Minerva,CapitolvilleSubd., Eroreco, Our Lady of Mercy Hospital, Mission Viejo Subd., Villa Georgina Subd. , Medical Specialist, St. John’s Activity Center, Doctor’s Hospital, Triangle Plaza, SantoriniSubd.,Prk. Yanson 1 & 2,Hervias Village 2.

MF3 Lacson St. (from Northdrive to South Capitol Road), 12th St. (from Provincial Capitol to Aguinaldo), 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd Sts., part of 23rd, L’ Fisher Hotel, North Drive (21st to La Salle Drive), Redemptorist Church, 17th St. (from B.S. Aquino Drive to Aguinaldo St.), Riverside Medical Center, North Drive (Riverside MAB – La Salle Drive), Mc Donald’s, PNB, DBP, Bank Of Commerce, portions of 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th & 11th Streets and portion of 12th St.

MF4 Bata Subd. includingGoldCrestSubd., and Octagon Village (Talisay), whole of Mt. View Subd. includingPorferiaSubd., Sta. Clara Phase I, Villa ValderramaSubd., Sto. Rosario, Lacson St. (from Lopue’sMandalagan to Bangga Pepsi), Mandalagan Highway, Circumferential Road, Federal Johnson Iron Works to Marapara HeightsSubd., Bacolod Golf & Country Club, Montebello Subd., The Ruins, Theresa Dev’t. Corp. Subd.

MF5 Robinson’s Commercial Complex.

TF1 North Side areas from Talisay substation to highway along Magsaysay Road, TUP, Talisay High School (RBLMHS), Talisay Elem. School, Talisay Water District, Carmela Valley Homes, TESDA, CENECO sub-office, Zone 4A, Zone 2, Catabla, Baricutot, GamboaSubd.,San Lorenzo Subd.,New City Hall, Villa Carmela, SitioMambukog, SitioNacab, Hda. BuenRetiro, SitioBubog, Kooll Co. Inc., St. Paul Village.

TF2 South Side Area (from Talisay Substation to Highway) along Magsaysay, Zone 9, Zone 7, South Elementary School, Tayabas Elementary School, Talisay Sugar Mill Compound, Miramar Park Subd., CICM Seminary, Natures Village, Hda. Clafarols, Town and Country Negros, Ayala North Point, Hda. Jose Maria, Ford, Honda Cars, La Costa Brava, Ayala Metro District, AmaiaScapes North Point, Avida Village North Point, Asyana (Verdana Homes) ), Brgy.1 Banago, Bacolod Ice Plant, Sto. Niño Stop, Sta. Clara Phase II, Pepsi Cola Plant, Prk. Langis, San Mateo Village, NN Wharf up to SitioSibucao, Prk. Paraiso, Prk. Kasagingan, Prk. Lawayan, Prk. Rosas Pandan, Gatuslao imperial court going to north drive, Crossing Lacson st. BS. Aquino drive going to Puregold. Cordova st., Puregold going to north circumferential road.

TF3 Menlo Heights Subd., Triad Subd.,Hda. Minuluan Guinto, Hda. Uwak, Brgy. Busay, Sugar valley Subd.,Brgy. Binaliwan, San Esteban Subd.,Hda. OtillaLacson, Virgen I,II and III, Hda. Locsin, Hda. San Rafael (Balabag), Brgy. Dos Hermanas, Bagtic, Del Fuego 1&2, First Farmers, Hda. Sta. Teresita, Hda. Antonio, Hda. Carmen, Hda. San Jose, Hda. Magdalena, Brgy. Matab-ang, Suton, Hda. Gusa, Hda. Manaul, Hda. Bungyod, Hda. Bacong, Hda. San Isidro,–Brgy. Granada, Prk. Kabukiran, Hda. Cataywa 1, 2 & 3, Hda. Anita,–Brgy. Estefania, Baciwa Pumping Stations – Brgy. Granada, Hda. Manaloto / Bantod, Habitat Homes, Brgy. Concepcion, Brgy. Cabungahan, Brgy. San Fernando, Brgy. Cabatangan, Campuestuhan, – Brgy. Estefania, Hda. Luciana, Hda. Dos Hermanas, Prk. Coci, Hda. Asuncion.

PF1 Mc Kinley Road (from Silay substation to Silay Airport)

PF2 From Panao-gao Substation to McKinley Gomez, Sta. Theresa Academy, Silay Institute, Equitable Bank, Ice Plant, CENECO (SFO), Sea View Subd., Highway (StaTheresita – Sea View), SitioDacutanDacu, HofileniaSubd., Carmela Valley Silay, Hda. Consolacion, Brgy. Guinhalaran, Sea View, BuenRetiro, Major part of Silay Proper, Brgy. Mambulak. Gomez St., Zamora St.

LF1 Caneland (AIDSISA), Mansiguinon, Lantawan, Brgy. Guimbalaon, Brgy. Kapitan Ramon, Brgy. Patag, E. Lopez, Hda. Pula, Hda. Napilas 2, Sitio Hiyang2x, Tayap Proper, Patag, Hda. Caridad, Hda. Maria Conception, Hda. Camantero 3, Hda. Qinalatan.

LF2 Provincial Hospital, portion of Silay St., Olaybar St., Villa Hergon, Villa Hergon Phase 2, Had. Matagoy, Burgos St. Bonifacio St.

LF3 Hawaiian Central, Silay, Brgy. Balaring, SitioBungol, SitioMambag-id, SitioBeraño, portion of Brgy. Lantad.

NGCP added: “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, please provide allowance of about 10-15 minutes before switching on all electrical appliances and facilities to avoid power surge. For inquiries, please call your CENECO Call Center at telephone numbers 458-6777 local 1101, 1102, 1103 and 1107.”

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Julius D. Mariveles
Julius D. Mariveles
An amateur cook who has a mean version of humba, the author has recently tried to make mole negra, the Mexican sauce he learned by watching shows of master chef Rick Bayless. A journalist since 19, he has worked in the newsrooms of radio, local papers, and Manila-based news organizations. A stroke survivor, he now serves as executive editor of DNX.
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