Scheduled power interruptions on April 1

DAVAO Light and Power Co. will conduct two 15-minute power interruptions and one two-hour power interruption within its franchise on April 1, Wednesday, affecting Bunawan, Panacan, Buhangin, Ecoland, Matina and Bangkal feeder lines.

The first set of power interruptions will be for 15-minutes which will be necessary to conduct normalization of the lines recently transferred to other lines to facilitate the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines’ upgrading works.

The first schedule will be anytime between 4:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. affecting Davao Light’s Ecoland Substation.

Particularly affected are customers along McArthur Highway from Matina Town Square to Davao Memorial Park including the entire area of Ecoland. This also affects areas along diversion road going to the entire area of Maa which includes Robinsons Highlands, Woodridge Subdivision, Magtuod, Langub and other nearby areas.

Meanwhile, normalization of ERA 2 and DRA 4 lines will be implemented still for 15 minutes only anytime between 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m..

This will affect customers in areas along diversion road from Santol Street, Buhangin at diversion road going to Panacan and from Bunawan up to Panabo Substation including Lasang.

Moreover, a two-hour power interruption from 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. will be experienced by customers connected to Davao Light’s Matina and Bangkal Substations. This will facilitate the upgrading works on the electric utility’s power transformer.

Customers affected are those in the entire areas from Davao Memorial Park going to Catalunan Grande, up to PLDT Bangkal. This also includes Shrine Hills Matina up to Energy FM and whole area of Matina Pangi.

Davao Light apologizes for the inconvenience of these scheduled power interruptions. But it will exert all efforts to restore electric service as scheduled or earlier. However, there may be instances where restoration may extend beyond the schedule due to unavoidable circumstances.

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