Freddie G. Lazaro
LAOAG CITY -The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has set a nine-hour power interruption in Ilocos Norte on July 20, Wednesday.
Lilibeth P. Gaydowen, North Luzon Corporation Communication & Public Affairs Officer of the NGCP, said at the outage will affect the service areas of the Currimao and Batac Substations of the Ilocos Norte Electric Cooperative (INEC) from 8 a.m to 5 p.m.
Gaydowen said the NGCP will conduct its annual preventive maintenance and testing of 20MVA power transformer at Currimao Substation and simultaneous with replacement of selected line hardwares along Currimao-San Nicolas 69kV transmission line.
“There will be immediate restoration of power supply in the affected areas of Ilocos Norte upon works’ completion,” she said. (JNPD/FGL,PIA – 1 Ilocos Norte)