News and Updates

NEA underscores local leaders’ role in rural electrification drive

October 19, 2017

DIGOS CITY, Davao del Sur – National Electrification Administration (NEA) Chief Edgardo Masongsong emphasized on Thursday (October 12) the integral role of local government leaders, especially those watching over the barangays, in ensuring the reliability of electricity service in their respective communities. Masongsong was the keynote speaker at the 6th Punong Barangays’ Power Forum hosted […]

NEA: Rural electrification must continue to spur growth

October 17, 2017

State-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) will continue to push for the sustainable development of the nation’s rural communities by providing electricity services to every Filipino household. NEA Administrator Edgardo Masongsong issued this statement during the 36th Annual General Membership Assembly  (AGMA) of the South Cotabato II Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Socoteco II) at the City Gymnasium, […]

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 […]

Leadership in a Borderless Customer Service

August 6, 2017

While I am trying to recall what and how is SOCOTECO-1 Ten (10) years ago, I had fallen into a deep thought that it is what it had become today because of the decisions and choices the leaders made years back. The biggest factor then counted is the leadership style and direction this Management had, […]


Great years had passed and Electric Cooperatives (ECs) still battle for the viability of its overall operations and SOCOTECO-I proves to hold its commitment as its top priority. Committed to serve its more than ninety thousand (90,000) member-consumers and stakeholders in its coverage area, the Cooperative still strives for innovative methods that would show its […]