News and Updates

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 […]

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 […]