Visayan Electric’s power restoration hits 77.55% on Jan. 19

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THE Visayan Electric Company had restored power supply to 77.55 percent or 367,738 of its 474,182 affected customers in its franchise area in Metro Cebu as of 12 p.m., Wednesday, January 19, 2022.

The number of Visayan Electric's customers who still have no power supply had dwindled to 106,444 as of 12 p.m. Wednesday.

The power distributor had promised to restore power to 100 percent of its affected customers by January 31.

Visayan Electric has been repairing poles and power lines a day after the onslaught of Typhoon Odette (Rai), which devastated parts of central and southern Cebu on Thursday evening, December 16, 2022.

Power distributors from outside Cebu deployed linemen to help Visayan Electric in the post-typhoon power restoration efforts. (KAL)

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