News and Updates

 NEA guns for solutions to ARRM coops’ woes

March 20, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE NEA Administrator Edgardo R. Masongsong (seated L-R) together with the participants to the ARMM ECs’ Consultative Conference  at the HES Auditorium in Quezon City on 13 March 2017. Inset are  (L-R) Lanao del Sur Vice Governor Mamintal Adiong, ARMM Vice Governor Haroun Alrashid Lucman, MinDA Asec Romeo Montenegro and Administrator Masongsong.  In the […]

New hydropower plant to generate 250 MW for Bukidnon

March 10, 2017

In a bid to ensure reliable supply of electricity in Mindanao, First Bukidnon Electric Cooperative, Inc. (FIBECO) and Pulangui Hydro Power Corporation (PHPC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on March 8 to kick off the construction of the 250-MW Pulangui 5 hydro power plant in Bukidnon. Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri and National Electrification […]

NEA activates task force to take over Davao del Norte power coop

March 6, 2017

  National Electrification Administration (NEA) Chief Edgardo R. Masongsong said that a task force is officially being activated by the Agency on March 01, 2017 to take over the operations and management of the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative. Inc. (Daneco). At the NEA-ECs Media Relations Convocation held on February 21, 2017, Masongsong said, “we […]

Strict enforcement of good governance policies for electric coops to protect electricity consumers––NEA

February 24, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE February 20, 2017 Strict enforcement of good governance policies for electric coops to protect electricity consumers––NEA
 The National Electrification Administration (NEA) assured the public on February 20, 2017 that measures are already in place to ensure that power supply agreements (PSAs) and other related contracts entered into by electric cooperatives (ECs) […]

SOCOTECO-1 celebrates Love Day with the Kids of DSWD-RSCC- XII

February 21, 2017

Employees of SOCOTECO-1 spread love once again at the DSWD-Reception and Study Center for Children (RSCC) Region 12 at Brgy. Maibo, Tantangan, South Cotabato on February 14, 2017. ‘This is one way of giving back the blessings from the almighty… by sharing with the kids who are most special in the hearts of the coop […]

NEA creates Task Force Duterte-Lanao Sur Power to revive ailing power coop

February 9, 2017

  In a move to rehabilitate the ailing Lanao Sur Electric Cooperative, Inc. (LASURECO), new National Electrification Administration (NEA) chief Edgardo R. Masongsong created Task Force Duterte Lanao Sur Power last January 29 to improve electricity service to consumers in Lanao del Sur. “Thru LS Power, NEA aims to re-engineer Lasureco into an excellently performing […]

Furthering our thrust to become a Diamond EC

February 6, 2017

Since 1971, SOCOTECO-I had been striving hard to effectively deliver QUALITY AND EFFICIENT SERVICE that its member-consumers deserve.  And in commemoration of its forty-fifth year on    August 31, 2016, the Cooperative celebrated its achievements and successes as among the most outstanding Electric Distribution Utility (EDU) in the country. The most recent addition to our laurel […]

A Story that is Still Written

As we are about to end the year, I am taking this opportunity to give a message of inspiration and salutation. As a matter of public record, I rose from the ranks and now lives the dream of leading a great team of hard working, loyal and passionate workers. I am a concrete witness of […]

Task Force Kapatid Nina upbeat on power restoration

Time-tested Task Force Kapatid (TFK) remains upbeat on completing power restoration works for Nina-hit areas by early February as its ground personnel now totals 1,074. TFK-Nina includes contingents from the National Electrification Administration (NEA), 43 electric cooperatives (ECs), and 8 private distribution utilities deployed in the various coverage areas of the eight ECs that were […]