News and Updates

CDA-registered EC backs NEA decision to take over Abreco

February 21, 2018

A member of a national federation of stock electric cooperatives (ECs) registered with Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) has expressed his full support to the National Electrification Administration (NEA) in taking over the management control of Abra Electric Cooperative (Abreco). David Solomon M. Siquian, director of the Philippine Federation of Electric Cooperatives (Philfeco) and general manager […]

#SavingBoracay: Akelco says waste-to-energy facility might be the key

MALAY, Aklan—There might be another way around cleaning up Boracay without the mandatory closure of businesses that drive its economy. How? By putting up waste-to-energy facilities in the island. An official from the Aklan Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Akelco) brought this up amid reports that a number of establishments in the area will be forced to […]

Empowering our Partner Electricians

February 13, 2018

Socoteco-1 Accredited Electricians Association (SAEA) receives refresher course on membership application process. This will hasten processing of application as accredited barangay electricians can now effectively assist customers and applicants in the m embership process. Kudos to our partner electricians for completing the course! 

NEA takes over ailing electric coop in Abra; rehabilitation underway

February 12, 2018

In an effort to rehabilitate the ailing Abra Electric Cooperative (Abreco), the National Electrification Administration (NEA) on Friday (February 9) officially took over the management and operations of the power distribution utility and deactivated its current Board of Directors. NEA Administrator Edgardo Masongsong accompanied the members of the newly created Task Force Duterte Abra Power […]


February 9, 2018

  Emphasizing the need to protect the personal information of their stakeholders against digital threats, the National Electrification Administration (NEA) urged anew all electric cooperatives (ECs) to strictly comply with the requirements of Data Privacy Law. This comes after the state-run agency hosted a Data Privacy Summit for its employees and some 154 data protection […]

NEA, KIAT approve project for distribution voltage upgrade in Ilocos Norte

January 30, 2018

State-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) recently signed a Record of Discussions with the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) approving the “Project for Distribution Voltage Upgrade in Ilocos Norte.” The document was signed by NEA Administrator Edgardo Masongsong and KIAT vice president Sang Yi Park last January 22, 2018, during a simple ceremony held […]

NEA, JICA kick off pilot project to improve electricity distribution system reliability

State-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) has teamed up with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to help improve the distribution system reliability of the electric cooperatives in the country through the introduction of a smart grid technology. JICA tapped the expertise of the Tokyo Electric Power Company or TEPCO and its affiliated firm Takaoka Toko […]

NEA gathers over 250 institutional managers, information officers in 1st EC Communicators’ Summit

January 23, 2018

Recognizing the indispensable role communication plays in advancing the rural electrification program, the National Electrification Administration (NEA) recently hosted its first-ever Electric Cooperative (EC) Communicators’ Summit. Held at the NEA headquarters in Quezon City, the summit brought together a total of 255 information officers (IOs) and Institutional Services Department (ISD) managers from 117 ECs nationwide. […]


State-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) has released P2.096-billion worth of loans, including calamity loans, to 52 electric cooperatives (ECs) through various loan windows in 2017, surpassing the agency’s target of P1.7 billion for the year. The bulk of loans, amounting to P1.298-billion, bankrolled the capital expenditure projects of different ECs, while P304-million were borrowed by […]

Luzminda Lagasca wins KOR 1-B District Election

January 22, 2018

The re-scheduled District Election for Koronadal I B was successfully conducted on January 21, 2018. A total of one thousand nine hundred forty eight (1, 948) votes was casted for Luzminda M. Lagasca declaring her as the winner against the one thousand for hundred (1, 400) votes casted for her opponent Leonard O. Bonzo. Covering […]