By Artemio A. Dumlao Bangued, Abra –Christmas has not stopped the “word war” between Abra governor Eustaquio Bersamin and the Abra Electric Cooperative (Abreco). Advertisements
By Artemio A. Dumlao La Trinidad, Benguet (December 16, 2014) – Rage has ensued over a three-hour blackout Monday noon after an alleged communication lapse between the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) and the Aboitiz Power Renewables Inc. (APRI).
Dexter A. See BANGUED, Abra —Aboitiz Power Renewables (APRI) cut off power supply to this province on Monday, restored it after a few hours but angry residents threatened to sue the company for various charges, including the inconvenience of having no electricity, officials said.
Several of our users had inform us that the disconnection has just happened a few hours ago. We checked with our contact at APRI and they confirmed the disconnection.
We have lost count how many disconnection notices ABRECO has received from Aboitiz Power (APRI). Each time ABRECO somehow was able to avert disaster. Incidentally, exactly 2 years ago today, Aboitiz went ahead and delivered the coup de grace and pulled the plug. Barely a month has gone by since APRI and ABRECO agreed to maintain the status-quo … Continue reading
APRI has agreed to defer ABRECO disconnection until further notice as the cooperative settled the amount of Php9.25 million out of the required Php13.76 million it owed.
Like a sword of Damocles hanging above every Abrenian’s head, the power supply for every household in Abra is a trouble waiting to happen anytime.
Earlier, we reported that APRI will disconnect service to ABRECO at noon on November 17, 2014.
You think that the political turmoil, illegal drugs and the killings is enough as it is to Abrenians, here’s comes another nail in the coffin. How much more misery Abrenians can take?
By Alena Mae S. Flores Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla is in talks with officials of Abra Electric Cooperative to avert power outage in the province. Sources said Petilla deferred a move by the National Electrification Administration to intervene and take over Abreco, which has been facing disconnection for failure to pay its debts to … Continue reading