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Over 5,000 Beneco consumers take oath as new members of NCECCO

BAGUIO CITY—Some 5,300 member-consumers of the Benguet Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Beneco) on Saturday, June 17, took their oaths as new members of the National Center of Electric Cooperative Consumers, Inc. (NCECCO). No less than National Electrification Administration (NEA) chief Edgardo R. Masongsong administered the mass oathtaking during Beneco’s 37th Annual General Membership Assembly (AGMA). Established […]

Energy exec backs plans to expand NEA’s supervisory powers

BAGUIO CITY—The proposal by an overwhelming number of electric cooperatives in the country to expand the supervisory powers of the National Electrification Administration (NEA) to other electricity distribution utilities has received support from a high-ranking official of the Department of Energy (DOE). Speaking at the gathering of Board of Directors (BODs) from various electric cooperatives […]

NEA lauds Task Force Duterte Rinconada for accomplishments

IRIGA CITY, Camarines Sur—The National Electrification Administration (NEA) commended the Task Force Duterte for its efforts to improve the operational performance of the Camarines Sur III Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Casureco III) that resulted in an increase in collection efficiency and reduction in system loss. During his visit to Casureco III on Saturday (June 10), NEA […]

NEA orders power coop to improve services in host cities as firefight continues in Marawi

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) advised the Lanao del Sur Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Lasureco) to ensure adequate power supply in areas where thousands of Marawi City residents are temporarily taking refuge due to the ongoing clashes between government forces and a local terrorist group. “While Lasureco is waiting for the normalization of the security situation […]

‘Unsung heroes’ Secretary Cusi lauds coop personnel for keeping Marawi City energized

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi on Wednesday recognized the critical role played by the electric cooperatives in providing basic electricity services to Filipinos, particularly in times of disaster and calamity situations. Secretary Cusi cited the situation in  Marawi City where the electricity services have been affected due to the ongoing hostilities between government troops and local […]

NEA welcomes appointment of Gonzales as new board member

June 2, 2017

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) has welcomed the appointment of Rene M. Gonzales as new member to the Board of Administrators. NEA Administrator Edgardo R. Masongsong introduced Gonzales to the agency’s officials and employees during Monday’s flag-raising ceremony. President Rodrigo R. Duterte appointed Gonzales as member of the NEA Board of Administrators, to serve the unexpired term of […]

Fast tracking of electrification projects in Palawan pushed

The provincial government of Palawan called on both the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Electrification Administration (NEA) to speed up ongoing projects aimed at illuminating its remote villages and island municipalities. Palawan Governor Jose Chaves Alvarez and Representative Gil Acosta (3rd District) personally conveyed this request to Administrator Edgardo Masongsong who paid them […]

First electric cooperative drive-through bill payment facility in the country inaugurated in Isabela

May 19, 2017

An electric cooperative in Isabela has found a convenient, novel way for its customers to pay their bills quickly: the drive-through. The Isabela I Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Iselco-I) inaugurated the country’s first drive-through bill payment facility on May 9, allowing customers to settle their accounts without leaving the comfort of their cars––a convenience that National […]

38K-strong power consumers in Agusan del Sur beef up NCECCO

  Around 38,000 member-consumer-owners (MCOs) from the Agusan del Sur Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Aselco) braved a rainy weekend last Saturday (May 13) to formally pledge their allegiance to the National Center of Electric Cooperative Consumers, Inc. (NCECCO). National Electrification Administration (NEA) Chief Edgardo Masongsong administered their oath of membership during the 35th Annual General Membership […]