said the brownouts were caused by the derated capacity of Pulangi and Agus hydropower plants due to low water elevation in Lake Lanao as a result of El Nino.
distributes power in the city and surrounding provinces.
Reputation Management Department Manager Ross Luga disclosed that the power interruption started at around 2:10 p.m., which was caused by a power disturbance as per advisory of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).
has also existing contracts with sister companies Therma South Inc.
Arturo Milan, DLPC
executive vice president and chief operating officer, said DLPC
was forced to operate a standby power plant, which ran on diesel and would raise rates, to fill the gap.
Communications Officer Ross Luga disclosed that the scheduled power outages are necessary to facilitate the repair works of the company's Calinan Substation.
He said utility companies such as DLPC
and the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, should fix those low-lying wires.
Moving forward, we see tremendous opportunities for volume growth and margin gains as the market demands more features and functionality," FIC and DLPC
managing director Lester Lao said.
said that as of May 31 the power supply allocation for its franchise has improved, particularly from the National Power Corporation (NPC), through the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).
Davao City will experience 15-minute power interruptions on May 31 until June 2, the Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC