Thu. Nov 21st, 2019

Paleco explains 4-hour blackout Thursday night

The Palawan Electric Cooperative (PALECO) explained that the total blackout last Thursday night in the city of Puerto Princesa was due to an emergency shutdown of DMCI Power in Barangay Irawan.

The Palawan Electric Cooperative (PALECO) explained that the total blackout last Thursday night in the city of Puerto Princesa was due to an emergency shutdown of DMCI Power in Barangay Irawan.

In a Facebook post of the electric cooperative on Friday, the power loss occurred at 10:55 in the evening in Puerto Princesa. Also affected are the towns of Narra, Brooke’s Point, Bataraza, Sofronio Espanola, and Roxas.

“Nag emergency shutdown ang DMCI Irawan dahil sa isang unit nito na nasunog at nag-trip naman ang ibang unit ng mga planta dahil sa overload,” as stated.

In an attempt to further explain the stated reason, Palawan News tried to call Engr. Ric Adajao, Technical Services Department (TSD) manager of PALECO but he did not answer the call.

Power current resumed in the following areas between 12:00 to 03:00 a.m. of September 06, Friday:

Wescom Initial – 12 : 50 am

Poblacion Initial – 12 : 10 am

Piltel Recloser – 12 : 132 am

Manalo Recloser – 1 : 51 am

Nadayao Recloser – 1 : 19 am

Malinao to Antipuluan Narra – 1 : 24 am

Malinao, Narra to Aboabo – 1 : 26 am

GMA Initial – 1 : 50 am

Chariot Recloser – 2 : 01 am

Iwahig Initial – 2 : 02 am

San Jose Initial – 2 : 05 am

Cabiguen Recloser – 2 : 09 am

Sta. Monica Recloser – 2 : 16 am

San Manuel Recloser – 2 : 19 am

Mendoza Recloser – 2: 23

Ipilan, Brooke’s Point to Bataraza – 2: 30 am

Ipilan, Brooke’s Point to Sofronio Española – 2 :30 am

Poblacion, Roxas – 2 : 42 am

Barrio Roxas – 2 : 47 am

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