ICYMI : Amid heightened tensions in the West Philippine Sea, a 300-kilowatt power plant on Pag-asa Island will be switched on today in time for the celebration of 123 years of Philippine independence.
MANILA, Philippines — Amid heightened tensions in the West Philippine Sea, a 300-kilowatt power plant on Pag-asa Island will be switched on today in time for the celebration of 123 years of
The state-firm National Power Corp. (Napocor) said it had allotted P33 million for the project dubbed “Kalayaan Diesel Power Plant” on Pag-asa, which is part of the country’s Kalayaan Island Group.ADVERTISEMENTThe amount covers the supply, delivery and installation of diesel-fed generator sets, the 13.8-kilovolt distribution line, and the fuel oil storage tanks that will ensure a continuous fuel supply for the power plant.
“Following the successful series of tests and commissioning of the facility this week, we have seen that it is only fitting to formally switch on the power plant as the Armed Forces of the Philippines raises the Philippine flag on the island on Independence Day,” Napocor president and chief executive Pio Benavidez said in a statement.Read more: Inquirer »
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