A big portion of the downtown area in Bacolod City will have no electric power on Sunday, September 18, from 6AM-3PM as the Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. conducts maintenance activities for its 30MVA power transformer and associated equipment.
In its advisory, CENECO said the following areas under its Gonzaga substation will be affected by the maintenance activities:
AGF1 Gonzaga (Substation – Lacson St.), Gonzaga St. (Gatuslao St. – Araneta St. &Gatuslao St. – Lacson St.), Mabini St. (Gonzaga St. – San Sebastian St.), San Sebastian St. (Mabini St. – Gatuslao St.), Gatuslao St. (San Sebastian St. – Galo St.), Luzuriaga St. (Gatuslao St. – Araneta St.), Cuadra St. (Gatuslao St. – Lacson St.), Rizal St. (Gatuslao St. – San Juan St.), Bay Center, Bishop’s Palace, San Sebastian Cathedral, DYAF – RadyoVeritas, GE Money Bank, San Sebastian Dawis, BACIWA, Cathedral, LCC, Mabini St. (from Libertad to San Sebastian St. including portion of Rosario St.), San Juan St. (San Juan – San Sebastian), San Juan St.(San Juan – Luzuriaga, Brgy.13), Old City Hall, Sylvia Manor, portion of Plaza Mart along San Juan-Gonzaga St., Sea Breeze Hotel
AGF2 Gonzaga Substation, Mabini St. (Gonzaga St. – San Sebastian St.), Luzuriaga St. (Mabini St. – Lacson St.), San Sebastian St. (Mabini St. – Lopez-Jaena St. & Mabini St. – Gatuslao St.), Lacson St (San Sebastian St. – Business Inn), Luzuriaga St. (Lacson St. – Gatuslao St.), Locsin St. (San Sebastian St. – Rosario St.), Libertad (from Taculing Road to Araneta), Mabini Street (San Sebastian to Lizares), Lizares Avenue (Lacson to UNO-R), Lizares Compound, NALCO Press, Araneta St. to Locsin St., Gatuslao St. (Libertad to San Sebastian), Planta Centro Bacolod Hotel & Residence, Cyber Center.
AGF3 Mabini St. (from CENECO to Galo St.), Galo St. (from Mabini to Gatuslao), Locsin St. (from Galo to Rizal), Nueva St., Alisbo, PLDT, Philam Life, Provincial Hospital (now Western Visayas Regional Hospital), Cordova Road, Rizal St. (Mabini St. to Lopez-Jaena& Mabini St. to Lacson), Bugos St. (Lopez Jaena going to Gatuslao St.), LTO, Landbank, Hall Of Justice, SSS Building, 888, portion of Brgy. 9, portion of Brgy. 11, portion of Brgy. 17, Brgy. 18, Brgy. 19, portion of Brgy. 20, portion of Brgy. 21, portion of Brgy. 22, portion of Brgy. 23, portion of Brgy. 24, portion of Brgy. 26, West Negros/STI, Burgos St. (from Lacson – Bacolod Cemetery), Burgos Public Market.
AGF4 Gonzaga (Substation – Lopez-Jaena St.), Lopez-Jaena St. (Gonzaga St. to Lopez-Jaena St. to Ceres Terminal North Drive), Galo St. (Lopez-Jaena – Mabini St.), Capitol Shopping , Portion of 6th St., Narra St. (Lopez-Jaena St. – Hervias & Lopez-Jaena St. before Negros Navigation Bldg.), Circle Inn, Malaspina St. (Lopez-Jaena St. – North Drive), North Drive (Malaspina St. – Narra Avenue), La Salle Subd., Narra Avenue (from 6th St. to Hervias Subd.), Yakal, portion of 6th St., Malaspina St. (Hilado St. to WNC), WNC Gym, Tindalo St, YLAC (Caltex – C.L. Montelibano), St. Joseph High School, Villamonte, Portion of La Salle Subd, Hilado St. (Burgos-Malaspina).
AGF5 Gonzaga (Substation – Lopez-Jaena St.), Lopez-Jaena St. (Gonzaga St. – Rosario St.), Luzuriaga St. (Lopez-Jaena St.– Mabini St.), Rosario St. (Lopez-Jaena St. – Doña Juliana St.), Lizares St. (Libertad St. – before UNO-R), Libertad St. (Margarita – BAC-UP 6), City Engineer’s Compound, portion of City Heights, Taculing Road (BAC-UP 6 – GarcesSubd.), Taculing Court, Sanitarium Hospital, St. Francis Subd., Purok 5, Puentebella, Sta. Lucia Village, Forest Park Village, Garces Subd., THASS II, Lizares Subd., part of City Heights.
AGF6 Gonzaga (Gonzaga Substation – Lopez Jaena St.),portion of Brgy. 26,27,28), Doña Juliana Heights Subd., Sharina Heights, Las Palmas Subd., Prk. Jardine, Prk. Cubay.
CENECO said the maintenance activity will ensure stability of distribution lines to avoid further serious damages that will result to major interruptions.