NGCP: Tripping incident shaved off 1,000 MW from Luzon grid

OVER 1,000 megawatts (MW) of power-generating capacity was shaved off from the Luzon grid as a result of a transmission-line tripping incident, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said on Tuesday. The grid operator’s  Batangas-Makban 230-kV (kiloVolt)  Line 1 tripped at 12:46 p.m., causing the isolation of power plants with a combined capacity…

NGCP raises yellow alert on thin reserves for Luzon grid

The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) on Monday issued a yellow alert for the Luzon Grid from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on 13 June 2016, citing thin reserves on the heels of outages in several power plants.  According to the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), the alert was issued due to the outage…