NGCP to Interconnect All 3 Power Grids by 2020

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines will be able to unify the nation’s three power grids in 2020, after a hydrographic survey found the  western seaboard suitable for the laying of a Visayas-Mindanao submarine power cable. The project will cost P52 billion. Luzon and Visayas have long been connected via a High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) line. The proposed Visayas-Mindanao connection will help ensure that electricity can be…

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