Visayan Electric power restoration in Metro Cebu at 56%

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THE Visayan Electric Company said as of 12 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 that it had been able to restore power to 56.88 percent or 269,747 out of its 474,182 affected customers within its franchise areas.

In the 12 p.m. reenergization update posted on its Facebook page, the Visayan Electric said power was restored in portions of Barangays Yati, Tayud, Poblacion and Jubay in Liloan; and portions of Barangays Cansaga, Lamac, Casili and Tugbungan in Consolacion in northern Cebu.

In Mandaue City, power was restored in portions of G. Ouano St., Mantawi Road, North Reclamation Area, M. Logarta St., H. Abellana St. in Barangay Canduman, ML Quezon St., Plaridel St., 7th St. in Doña Rosario Village, Labogon and Purok 3 in Tingub, and portions of Barangays Opao, Subangdaku, Jagobiao and Casili.

The Visayan Electric had targeted to reenergize 30 percent or 142,255 of its consumers by Dec. 31, 2021 and 80 percent or 379,346 of its consumers by Jan. 10. Both targets were not met by the power distributor.

As of 12 p.m. Dec. 31, power was restored to only 27.49 percent or 130,371 consumers of Visayan Electric, and as of 12 p.m. Jan. 10, Visayan Electric had restored power supply to only 50.84 percent or 241,121 of its 474,182 consumers.

The Visayan Electric promised to reenergize 100 percent or 474,182 of its affected consumers by Jan. 31.

The Visayan Electric’s franchise area comprises the cities of Cebu, Mandaue, Talisay and Naga, and the four municipalities of Liloan, Consolacion, Minglanilla and San Fernando. (KAL)

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