Rolly takes down close to 40 transmission lines in Bicol, CALABARZON


Super Typhoon Rolly knocked down close to 40 transmission lines affecting 14 power distributors in Bicol and CALABARZON  — the same areas hit by Typhoon Quinta.

Based on information from the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) as of 9AM, 39 transmission lines remain unavailable. The NGCP has deployed line crews and is currently conducting aerial and ground patrols to assess Rolly’s impact to expedite power restoration in the affected areas.

The affected lines are as follows:

Batangas I Electric Cooperative

  • Calaca-Balayan-Nasugbu/Calatagan 69kV Line

Batangas II Electric Cooperative (BATELEC II)

  • Batangas-Mabini 69kV Line

BATELEC II/Ibaan Electric Corporation

  • Batangas-Ibaan-Rosario 69kV Line

Manila Electric Company (MERALCO)/First Bay Power Corporation

  • Batangas-Bauan 69kV Line

Quezon I Electric Cooperative

  • Gumaca-Lopez 69kV Line
  • Gumaca-Atimonan 69kV Line
  • Pitogo-Mulanay 69kV Line

Camarines Norte Electric Cooperative

  • Labo-Paracale 69kV Line
  • Labo-Talisay 69kV Line

Camarines Sur I Electric Cooperative

  • Naga-Libmanan 69kV Line

Camarines Sur II/IV Electric Cooperatives

  • Naga-Lagonoy 69kV Line
  • Naga-Tinambac 69kV Line
  • Naga-Concepcion 69kV Line

Camarines Sur III Electric Cooperative

  • Naga-Iriga 69kV Line

Albay Power and Energy Corporation

  • Ligao-Dunao 69kV Line
  • Daraga-Ligao 69kV Line
  • Tiwi-Malinao-Tabaco 69kV Line
  • Daraga-Legazpi 69kV Line
  • Daraga-Sto. Domingo 69kV Line

Sorsogon I/II Electric Cooperatives

  • Daraga-Sorsogon 69kV Line
  • Sorsogon-Bulan 69kV Line
  • Sorsogon-Sorsogon 69kV Line

In addition, 16 230kV lines and one 350kV line in the said areas remain unavailable.

Meanwhile, the Department of Energy declared a prize freeze on LPG and kersosene products in Cavite from November 1 to 15, with the province declaring itself under a state of calamity.


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