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NGCP Typhoon Yolanda Update As of 11 November 2013 / 1:00 PM
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The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) continues to monitor and inspect transmission lines and other facilities affected by the passage of Typhoon Yolanda. The following transmission lines and facilities are affected by the typhoon: ISLAND FACILITIES STILL OUT Leyte – Luzon 350kV High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) All All        REMARKS No power flow from Luzon to Visayas Leyte without power Southern Leyte without power Northern Samar without power Eastern Samar without power Samar without power Portions of Bohol with power 1. Portions of BOHECO I franchise area with power 2. Portions of BLCI franchise area with power Portions of Iloilo without power Capiz without power Aklan without power Antique without power Portions of Negros Occidental without power

Leyte Samar


Ormoc – Maasin 138kV located in Leyte but serving Bohol Island


Panit-an Substation and Nabas Substation


Cadiz – San Carlos 69kV

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NGCP has mobilized its line crews and is currently conducting aerial and ground patrols to inspect and assess the impact of the typhoon to its operations and facilities, particularly in Samar, Leyte, and Bohol. Please note that loss of power may be caused by affected transmission facilities of NGCP or distribution facilities of local distribution utilities or electric cooperatives. Specific cities and municipalities affected by the power interruptions are determined by concerned Distribution Utilities, unless the outage affects the entire franchise area. Necessary preparations and precautions have been implemented to minimize the impact of the storm on NGCP operation and facilities. These include ensuring the availability of hardware materials and supplies necessary for the repair of damages to facilities, as well as the positioning of line crews in strategic areas, to facilitate immediate restoration work. ###

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