Blackouts to hit Bataan
(The Philippine Star) - March 19, 2015 - 12:00am

BALANGA CITY, Philippines – Several areas in Bataan will experience power interruptions this month.

The Peninsula Electric Cooperative (Penelco) yesterday said there would be a power outage here tomorrow and on Saturday for the repair an oil leak in a transformer at the Balanga New Substation.

The power outage will affect not only government offices and business establishments but also hospitals.

Penelco general manager Loreto Marcelino said Abucay town would be hit by a power outage from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 28 for the annual preventive maintenance of the Abucay Substation.

The municipality of Morong will have no electricity from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today also for the repair of an oil  leak in a transformer.

A blackout will hit Dinalupihan town on March 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the annual preventive maintenance of the Dinalupihan Substation and the replacement of rotten poles.

Marcelino assured the public that there is no problem with the power supply.

“The outages are caused by maintenance of lines, replacement of rotten poles and annual preventive maintenance of substations,” he said. – Raffy Viray, Ding Cervantes

ABUCAY ABUCAY SUBSTATION BALANGA NEW SUBSTATION DINALUPIHAN DINALUPIHAN SUBSTATION DING CERVANTES LORETO MARCELINO MARCELINO PENELCO PENINSULA ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE RAFFY VIRAY
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