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NGCP to consumers: conserve power

WHILE THERE is a continuous supply of electricity, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) urged consumers to conserve energy given the uncertain impact of the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Transparency on power plant outages sought by consumer group

POWER generation companies must disclose their plant maintenance schedule for this year until 2022 to fully inform the public, a consumer advocacy group said after the Energy department warned of a possible electricity supply shortfall during the summer months.

DoE and NDRRMC coordinating power needs in volcano-affected areas

THE Department of Energy (DoE) is coordinating with the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on controlling the electricity supply in the immediate vicinity of Taal volcano in case of a hazardous eruption.

NGCP readies new power transmission projects ahead of proposed regional grid

PRIVATELY owned National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said on Tuesday that it had lined up at least four power transmission interconnection projects to add to those nearing completion, including the P 51.7-billion Mindanao-Visayas Interconnection Project that is scheduled to be finished in December 2020.

NGCP a step closer to backdoor listing

SHAREHOLDERS of Synergy Grid & Development Phils., Inc. (SGP) have approved the increase in the company’s authorized capital stock to P5.05 billion ahead of a share-swap deal that will pave the way for the listed company to own the controlling shares in the Filipino entities that run the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).

Energy chief slams NGCP for refusing inspection of control center

ENERGY SECRETARY Alfonso G. Cusi on Friday issued a stronger statement against National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), the operator of the country’s transmission system, and the privately owned company’s link to China and the foreign country’s alleged capability to remotely shut down the local power grid.

NGCP plans to invest up to P463 billion in next 10...

PRIVATELY owned National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) targets to invest up to P463 billion in the next 10 years to improve the country’s power transmission backbone, it said on Wednesday to mark the 10th year of its franchise.

NGCP: Rotational brownouts in NCR, parts of Luzon possible

GRID operator National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) warned of possible rotational brownouts in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon on Friday, a day after the Energy department once again assured Congress that power supply is sufficient with the addition of new sources.

NGCP activates new facilities serving Bataan, Pampanga

THE NATIONAL GRID Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said it energized an expanded substation and transmission line in Bataan, ensuring more reliable transmission of power in the province.

Luzon grid on red alert for third straight day

FOR the third straight day, areas in Luzon faced rotational brownouts on Friday after the system operator warned that power reserves had been wiped out and the system was running on a buffer that is only about a fraction of peak consumer demand.

NGCP reveals reasons for delayed IPO

PRIVATELY owned National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) faced the Senate on Wednesday to respond to questions on the continued delay of its initial public offering (IPO), which is a provision under its franchise as the transmission system operator.

A Transition Year: The road to WESM run by an independent...

Year in review The past year saw some significant strides and historic shifts in the governance and operation of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM). In...

NGCP aims to start VisMin grid components by January

DAVAO CITY — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is targeting to start installing some components of the Mindanao-Visayas Interconnection Project (MVIP) by January 2019.

NGCP faces right-of-way challenges in P52-B power interconnection project

DAVAO CITY — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is facing challenges in land acquisition for the Mindanao-Visayas Interconnection Project (MVIP), but assured that the P52-billion infrastructure remains on track for the 2020 target completion.

NGCP close to completing Ormoc-Babatngon line

NATIONAL GRID Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said on Wednesday it is close to completing the Ormoc-Babatngon 138-kilovolt (kV) line that is aimed at strengthening the transmission of electricity in the Visayas.

Transmission line that will improve Samar power supply near completion —...

National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said on Wednesday that it is close to complete the Ormoc-Babatngon 138-kilovolt (kV) line that is aimed...

NGCP seeks ERC approval to procure ancillary services from power firms

Privately-owned National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has asked the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) for provisional authority to implement its ancillary services procurement...

NGCP now expects unified power grid by 2020

NATIONAL GRID Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is targeting a unified nationwide grid by 2020 through the nearly P52-billion Mindanao-Visayas interconection project (MVIP), it said on Thursday.

NGCP eyes unified power grid by 2020

SYSTEM operator National Grid Corporation of the Philippines is targeting a unified nationwide grid by 2020 through the P52-billion Mindanao-Visayas interconection project (MVIP).

Summer power peak demand exceeds forecast at 10,561 MW

PRIVATELY-OWNED National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said on Tuesday that no major power transmission-related issues had been reported during the past summer season when electricity demand reached its peak.

NGCP says it’s ready for surge in power demand during peak...

National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has given its assurance that it is prepared for the surge in power demand and the constraints...

NGCP, DICT reach agreement on use of fiber optics

Privately owned National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said it had reached a "mutual decision" with the Department of Information and Communications Technology...

NGCP sends technical staff to China for training program

PRIVATELY OWNED National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is enhancing the capability of its engineers and technical personnel through a training program in...

NGCP starts operating new Cagayan Valley transmission line

PRIVATELY-owned National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) has energized the 230-kilovolt (kV) Santiago-Tuguegarao transmission line 2 as part of its plan to enhance...

ERC clears NGCP plan to link Visayas, Mindanao grids

THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has granted provisional authority to the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) to implement the interconnection between the...