Can 2015 Ukraine power grid attack happen in PH? UP prof says possible, NGCP refutes
By HANA BORDEY, GMA Integrated News
There is a possibility that the power grid attack in Ukraine in 2015 could happen in the Philippines, a professor from the University of the Philippines (UP) told a Senate panel Wednesday but the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said the country’s system is protected.
During the continuation of the Senate energy committee’s investigation into NGCP’s operations, Senator Raffy Tulfo, panel chairman, said former National Security Adviser Hermogenes Eesperon had mentioned the “vulnerability” of the system after he conducted an inspection amid reports that China can remotely control the country’s grid system.
UP Diliman Electrical and Electronics Engineering Associate Professor Rowaldo del Mundo, who was invited in the hearin