Maintenance works by NGCP and CENECO to cause 9-hr outage on Sunday


Bacolod City residents are advised to prepare for a long power outage scheduled for Sunday, May 21.

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has announced the shutdown of its Bacolod-Reclamation 69kV transmission line, which will affect several substations operated by Central Negros Electric Cooperative (CENECO).

During this downtime, CENECO will take advantage of the situation to carry out simultaneous maintenance works.

The power outage is scheduled to last from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will impact various areas, including the Asdes-Gonzaga and Reclamation substations, as well as the Gaisano Substation.

  • Asdes-Gonzaga Substation
    • Gonzaga Street (Gatuslao Street to Araneta Street & Gatuslao Street to Lacson Street)
    • Mabini Street (Gonzaga Street to San Sebastian Street)
    • San Sebastian Street (Mabini Street to Gatuslao Street)
    • Gatuslao Street (San Sebastian Street to Galo Street)
    • Luzuriaga Street (Gatuslao Street to Araneta Street)
    • Cuadra Street (Gatuslao Street to Lacson Street)
    • Rizal Street (Gatuslao Street to San Juan Street)
    • Bay Center
    • Bishop’s Palace
    • San Sebastian Cathedral
    • DYAF – RadyoVeritas
    • GE Money Bank
    • San Sebastian Dawis
    • BACIWA
    • Cathedral
    • LCC
    • Mabini Street (from Libertad to San Sebastian Street including portion of Rosario Street)
    • San Juan Street (San Juan – San Sebastian)
    • San Juan Street (San Juan – Luzuriaga, Brgy.13)
    • Old City Hall
    • Sylvia Manor
    • portion of Plaza Mart along San Juan-Gonzaga Street
    • Sea Breeze Hotel
  • Reclamation Substation
    • Prk. Boulevard
    • San Juan Street
    • South Capitol Road (San Juan Street – Lagoon)
    • BREDCO
    • Reclamation Area
    • Northdrive (from Puregold to Purok Tanigue, San Juan St.)
    • Brgy.1 Cordova St.
    • Sto. Niño Stop
    • Prk. Datiles. Gatuslao
    • Imperial Court going to North Drive
    • Crossing Lacson – BS. Aquino drive going to Puregold
    • Bacolod Ice Plant
    • Lopue’s San Sebastian
    • San Sebastian Street (from San Juan to Gatuslao St.)
    • EraMall facing Araneta St.
    • Gaisano Main Dept. Store
    • part of Bacolod City Hall facing Araneta St. near Terry’s
    • Ballesteros St. NOHS
    • LCC HRM School (Quezon Avenue)
    • Araneta St. (Rodriguez Avenue – Magsaysay)
    • Grand Regal Hotel
    • Visayan Daily Star
    • DYRL
    • Rosario St. (Yulo to San Juan)
    • Yulo’s Park
    • San Juan Street (Rosario St. to San Sebastian)
    • ETCS I, II & III
    • old Slaughter House
    • Alunan-Lizares Avenue(Brgy. 34)
    • Alunan-Rodriguez Avenue(Brgy36)
    • Rodriguez Avenue(Brgy. 35)
    • SM City Bacolod (South Wing)
    • SM City Bacolod (North Wing)
    • Park Inn Hotel
    • City Smile Condominium

Residents and businesses within these affected areas should make necessary arrangements to minimize any inconveniences caused by the temporary loss of electricity.

The maintenance works planned by NGCP and CENECO include preventive maintenance activities, correction of defects in the Bacolod-Reclamation associated high voltage equipment, integrity testing of fault clearance systems, and replacement of rotten primary poles. Additionally, tree clearing activities will be conducted to ensure reliable power supply in the future.