Oro power firm announces 11-hour blackout on Nov. 19

THE Cagayan Electric Power and Light Company Inc. (Cepalco) is set to implement an 11-hour power outage on Sunday, November 19.

In its advisory, the power distributor will facilitate the request of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for a relocation of post along Calamansi Drive in barangay Patag and reconnection of 69KV loop in Kauswagan highway.

The 11 hours power interruption will start at 7:00 a.m. up to 6:00 p.m. and will affect Calamansi Drive, Patag from crossing Villarin St. up to before Mendoza compound.

Cepalco will also cut power for two hours from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. affecting Limketkai Center and Gaisano City Mall along CM Recto Avenue.

Another two hours power interruption from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and one hour and 30 minutes from 4:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. will also be experienced due to power switching.

Affected areas include greater part of Barangay Patag from Buenavista village and Mendoza compound towards 6th Division up to Citi Hardware, Camp Evangelista, Apovel Subdivision, Terry Hills Subdivision, Soldiers Hill Subdivision and Anhawon up to Villa Arcadia village; and portion of Waling-waling street from corner Agoho Drive to portion of Villarin Street from DOTC-Northern Mindanao office up to National Irrigation Authority (NIA).

However, Cepalco said power will be restored immediately when line and switching works are completed even earlier than scheduled.
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