At 6 lines slammed by Quinta restored, 15 others still down – NGCP

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(2ND UPDATE) As of 4PM Monday, The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has restored at least six transmission lines that were knocked down by Typhoon Quinta.

The lines service five power distributors in Central Luzon, CALABARZON, and Bicol, namely:

  • Pampanga II Electric Cooperative/San Fernando Electric Light and Power Company
    • Hermosa-Floridablanca 69kV Line
  • Quezon I Electric Cooperative (Quezelco I)
    • Gumaca-Lopez-Tagkawayan 69kV Line
  • Quezon II Electric Cooperative
    • Famy-Comon 69kV Line
  • Albay Power and Energy Corporation (APEC)
    • Daraga-Legaspi 69kV Line
    • Daraga-Ligao 69kV Line
    • Daraga-Sto. Domingo 69kV Line

The NGCP added in its 4PM update that it is looking to restore power in two lines that service the Batangas I Electric Cooperative, namely the:

  • Calaca-Balayan-Nasugbu/Calatagan 69kV Line
  • Calaca-Taal 69kV Line

Besides these transmission lines, others remain shut down since Quinta slammed Southern Luzon overnight.

  • Manila Electric Company (MERALCO)/First Bay Power Corporation
    • Batangas-Bauan 69kV Line
  • MERALCO/Batangas II Electric Cooperative (BATELEC II)
    • Bay-Calamba 69kV Line
  • Quezelco I
    • Pitogo-Mulanay 69kV Line
  • Batangas II Electric Cooperative
    • Batangas-Mabini 69kV Line
    • Batangas-Ibaan-Rosario 69kV Line
  • Sorsogon I/Sorsogon II Electric Cooperatives
    • Daraga-Sorsogon 69kV Line
  • Camarines Sur I Electric Cooperative
    • Naga-Libmanan 69kV Line
  • Camarines Sur II/Camarines Sur IV Electric Cooperative
    • Naga-Lagonoy 69kV Line
    • Naga-Tinambac 69kV Line
  • Camarines Sur III Electric Cooperative
    • Naga-Iriga 69kV Line
  • APEC
    • Tiwi-Malinao-Tabaco 69kV Line
  • Two 500kV line
  • One 230kV line

NGCP said it has mobilized 21 line crews and 12 line gangs coming from Northern Luzon, Metro Manila, and the Visayas. It is also conducting aerial and ground patrols to assess the storm’s impact to restore all lines the soonest.


This is a developing story. Information will be updated as they come in.


Photo courtesy of PAGASA.