First Posted 20:44:00 08/27/2014
Update: Electricity returned to Biliran at 1:20 AM Aug. 28, 2014
At 7:45 PM August 27, 2014, the entire area coverage of Biliran Electric Cooperative (BILECO), Inc. experienced a power outage due to a sustained line fault in the Tunga Feeder. Restoration effort by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is now ongoing.
No advice yet from NGCP on what time power will be restored.
NGCP MEDIA ADVISORY. NGCP is working to restore transmission services to LEYECO V(Sambulawan Substation); BILECO, LEYECO III(Tunga and Alang-Alang Substations) and DORELCO(Tolosa & Javier Substations) Reports indicate the 69kV Tunga feeder tripped at 7:54 PM.
Kindly see attached file/letter from NGCP explaining the power interruption in the whole area coverage on August 27, 2014.