PIA-CAR:

Emergency Power Interruption affecting parts of Benguet and Baguio City today, 31 December, 9AM-11AM

Reason: To accommodate request of Philex Mining Corporation for the repair of broken suspension insulator at its substation

Affected facility: La Trinidad-Ampucao 69kV Line

Affected DU/Areas: BENECO-Itogon Totalizer/Parts of Kias (Baguio City);
Poblacion, Dalupirip, Dalicno, Ampucao, Virac (Itogon);
Parts of Camp 4 to Dungon Camp 1 (Tuba).

Specific areas affected are determined by the distribution utility. Power may be restored earlier or as scheduled.