Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Large Parts Of Baguio City And Benguet To Experience 12-Hour Brownout On August 28

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has served a notice of a scheduled shutdown of some of its transmission lines located within Baguio City and Benguet. As a result of these shutdowns, large parts of Baguio City and Benguet will experience a 12-hour power interruption on August 28 (Friday). The interruption will be from 6 am to 6 pm.

Those that will be affected by the power interruption are as follows:
1) The whole of Atok, Tublay, Kapangan, Kibungan, Bokod, Kabayan, Bakun, Buguias, and Mankayan.
2) The whole of La Trinidad except Upper Ambiong.
3) The whole of Baguio City except the following areas: Ambuklao Road portion, APTS, Sim-sim Compound, Regidor st., Maria Basa, Liteng, Pacdal Circle, Sispno Road, Botanical Garden, Pucsusan, Tavera St., Kneedler St., Poblete Extension, Johnhay, BCC, Country Club Village, Happy Hallow, Lamut, Marlboro Country, DZWT, GMA, RPN, DZBS, Lualhati, Felipe, Moran, Apostol, De Los Reyes, Europa, Modesta, Good Shepperd, Cuneta, Mines View Park areas, Gibraltar, Romulo Drive, Tuding road, Outlook Drive, Mary Hurst, Lucnab, Teachers Camp to Forbes Park DS, and  Balangabang.

Also exempted from the scheduled brownout are the following areas: DENR Compound, Villamor St., Portion of Outlook Drive, Innsbruck, South Drive, Portion of Paterno St., DPS Compound, Lower Cabinet Hill, Green Water, Wagner Road, Military Cut-off, Sta. Scholastica Village, Dagsian, Hillside, Gabriela Silang, Woodsgate, Camp 8, BWD Dedicated Line, Puliwes, San Vicente, Lower Balsigan, Agpaoa Drive, Milo Subdivision, Woodsville Subdivision, Sarok, Kennon road, Kalinga Pelota Court, Petersville, Amparo Heights, Lexber Heights Phase I, Amistad, Montecello, Richgate Square Phase II, Crest Wood, Eagle Crest Phase I & II, Ciudad Grande Phase I & II, Lexber Heights Phase II, Gumamela, Bakakeng road, New Site SLU-SVP, Forest Gold, Ramsey Pumping, Sto. Nino Subdivision, Camp 7, Kennon road, Pias, Youngland, Mangga, Pongian, Soyuc, Ongasan, Lions Head, and Kennon Road.
Photo by Daniel Feliciano/The Cordilleran Sun