Power supply ensured for barangay polls-A A +A
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
THE Department of Energy (DOE) assured Wednesday that there will be no power interruption during the barangay elections later this month.
The Energy department said it issued Department Circular No. DC 2013-10-0026 enjoining the energy agencies and electric power industry participants to ensure stable and continuous power supply from October 21 to November 4, 2013 in time for the barangay elections on October 28, 2013.
It also called on the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), National Electrification Administration (NEA), National Power Corporation and its Small Utilities Group (NPC-SPUG), Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (Psalm), power generation companies, and distribution utilities for their full support of the government’s aim to hold a successful election.
The energy agencies and power industry players are required to submit to concerned DOE offices accurate hourly reports on the power situation on Election Day, the circular said. (SDR/Sunnex)