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SOCOTECO-1 successfully holds 39th AGMA

August 30, 2017

‘Commitment: Transforming dreams into realities’ is the theme of this year’s 39th Annual General Membership Assembly (AGMA) of the South Cotabato I Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SOCOTECO-1) held at South Cotabato Gym and Cultural Center on 26 August 2017. The cooperative hosted a total of 4, 883 member-consumer-owners including dignitaries coming from the National, Congressional, Provincial […]

NEA holds Renewable Energy Investors and Businesses Conference

August 9, 2017

As part of the month-long observance of this year’s National Electrification Awareness Month (NEAM), the National Electrification Administration (NEA) recently hosted the Renewable Energy Investors and Businesses Conference, which gathered some 700 participants from 117 electric cooperatives nationwide. The event, held at the NEA H.E.S. Auditorium in Quezon City on Thursday (August 3), kicked off […]

NEA, ECs pay courtesy visit to Congress; Electrification sector goes aggressive on legislative agenda

August 8, 2017

Some 1,200 representatives from 116 electric cooperatives (ECs) nationwide on Wednesday (August 2) made a courtesy visit to the House of Representatives to mark the 8th National Electrification Awareness Month (NEAM) and the 48th Founding Anniversary of the National Electrification Administration (NEA). Leaders of the various electric cooperatives’ and member-consumer-owner (MCO) organizations, accompanied by NEA […]

NEA electrifies 12 millionth consumer connection under REP

August 4, 2017

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) on Wednesday (August 2) led the kick-off celebration of the 8th National Electrification Awareness Month (NEAM) with various activities highlighting the gains achieved through rural electrification program. The opening ceremony of the NEAM and 48th NEA Founding Anniversary at the NEA Building in Quezon City was attended by some 754 […]

NEA leads nationwide celebration of National Electrification Awareness Month

August 2, 2017

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) is leading the nationwide celebration of the 8th National Electrification Awareness Month (NEAM) with the theme “Ensuring the Gains of Rural Electrification through Enlightened Member-Consumer-Owners.” NEA Administrator Edgardo Masongsong will officially kick-off the month-long celebration on Wednesday (August 2) with the Ceremonial Switch-on for the 12 Millionth Consumer Connection and […]

Isolated no more: NEA vows to connect off-grid sitios

July 28, 2017

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur—Knowing that energy connectivity makes a world of difference in the lives of rural Filipinos, the National Electrification Administration (NEA) is bent on reaching out to far-flung villages that remain isolated from the grid. One of these is Sitio Ayoke, a small fishing village off the coast of General Island in […]

NEA chief leads ceremonial switch-on of SEP in Surigao del Sur

BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur – National Electrification Administration (NEA) Edgardo Masongsong on Thursday (July 20) spearheaded the switch-on ceremony for the electrification of sitios within the coverage area of the Surigao del Sur I Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Surseco I) during the distribution utility’s 46th founding anniversary celebration. Masongsong was assisted by Energy Undersecretary Benito […]

NEA eyes 100 percent sitio electrification by 2022

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) is targeting 100 percent electrification of sitios across the country by 2022. Speaking at the 5th Annual Philippines Power and Electricity Week held at Paranaque City on Wednesday, NEA Chief Edgardo Masongsong said that from 2011 to 2016, the agency has completed the energization of 32,441 target sitios. Masongsong said […]

Displaced Lanao Sur power coop employees in Marawi get financial assistance, relief aid

July 12, 2017

ILIGAN CITY—Employees of the Lanao del Sur Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Lasureco) displaced by the month-long armed clashes between the government forces and members of the Maute terror group in Marawi City have received financial assistance from different electric cooperatives (ECs). National Electrification Administration (NEA) chief Edgardo Masongsong on Thursday, June 22, spearheaded the turnover of […]