Initial investigation reports that intentional toppling of vegetation under the Baloi-Agus 2 transmission line resulted in the loss of power over vast areas in Northeastern and Northwestern Mindanao.
NGCP completed restoration of all transmission services at 1:56pm, except for the Agus 2 – Baloi line, which is still being cleared of the intentionally toppled vegetation. All grid loads / grid connected utilities are restored and operating under normal conditions.
It also urges all stakeholders and host communities to safeguard its lines and respect right-of-way (ROW) clearances. Report any suspicious activity to the TIPNGCP Hotline. (0917.847.6427 or 0918.847.6427). (ngcp)