NEA guns for solutions to ARMM coops’ woes
14 March 2017
In the drive to find solutions to the problems besetting the electric cooperatives (ECs) in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), NEA Administrator Edgardo R. Masongsong has called for the first time a consultative conference with Board of Directors, General Managers, and Management Staff of Magelco, Baselco, Suleco, Tawelco, Siaselco and Lanao Sur Power Cooperative (or Lasureco) at the NEA headquarters in Quezon City on 13 March 2017.
The Administrator said, “As we build momentum towards the full revitalization of ARMM, I want to assure our ECs and all the stakeholders in the Region that NEA will continue to instigate initiatives that will bring power to the unelectrified areas and hasten the delivery of efficient electricity service to spur livelihood opportunities for the people in ARMM.”
New hydropower plant to generate 250 MW for Bukidnon
09 March 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 Administration (NEA) Chief Edgardo Masongsong were on hand during the signing ceremony at Solaire Resorts and Casino, Pasay City.
NEA activates task force to take over Davao del Norte power coop
01 March 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 are forming Task Force Duterte Northern Davao Power to decisively bring closure to the legal problems that have hounded Daneco, and that have consequently affected its Member-Consumer-Owners (MCOs).”
Strict enforcement of good governance policies for electric coops to protect electricity consumers - NEA
20 February 2017
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) are legal and above-board, in line with presidential directives to protect the interests of electricity consumers.
According to NEA Administrator Edgardo R. Masongsong, the NEA “is focused on ensuring that all dealings of the ECs are fair and transparent, and reflect the Administration's commitment to implement pro-people reforms."
Senate bill seeking reforms in the power procurement of distribution utilities gets NEA’s support
01 March 2017
National Electrification Administration (NEA) Chief Edgardo R. Masongsong led on March 1, 2017 the delegates of the Agency to the public hearing on Senate Bill No. 1308, which seeks to institutionalize reforms in the procurement by distribution utilities of supply for the captive market.
Administrator Masongsong inducts Federation of MSEAC Members
27 February 2017
Administrator Edgardo R. Masongsong administers the Oath of Office of the officers and members of the Federation of Multi-Sectoral Electrification Advisory Council (MSEAC) after the formal organization of the group at the Eastland Hotel in Gingoog City on February 25, 2017.
Administrator Masongsong meets with the EC Board of Directors for an integrated program implementation
23 February 2017
The Rural Electric Cooperative Board of Directors Association or RECOBODA held its 2017 First Quarter Assembly today, February 23, 2017 at Pier Cuatro Hotel in Cebu City.
Some 100 members from the different Electric Cooperatives (ECs) nationwide attended the activity. It was aimed at coming up with a synchronized and cohesive plan in implementing RECOBODA’s activities and programs that include the establishment of the National Center of Electric Cooperative Consumers, Inc. (NCECCO), the National Summit of EC-MCOs on April 26, the conversion of ECs into GOCCs, the WESM in Mindanao, and many others.
Task Force Duterte Lanao Sur Power hits the ground running
16 February 2017
Barely a month after Task Force Duterte Lanao Sur Power took over the operations of the Lanao del Sur Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Lasureco), employees of the electric cooperative (EC) are now receiving their salaries on time, as Lasureco Acting General Manager Nordjiana Ducol bared plans to rehabilitate the ailing coop.
“As a result of our active collection activities, we are now able to disburse salaries of our employees without delay. This has led to greater commitment from our people to perform efficiently and unify behind Administrator Masongsong’s thrust for transparency and reform,” Ducol said.
NEA bats for integrity management measures
8 February 2017
“As NEA advocates integrity in public service, it is committed to develop an Integrity Management Program (IMP) that will be vigilantly implemented through its ranks.”
This was the statement of Administrator Edgardo R. Masongsong as he welcomed on February 06, 2017 the participants to the IMP Executive Briefing held at the NEA Building, Diliman, Quezon City.
NRECA presents resiliency study to NEA
15 February 2017
Currently, NEA is developing a Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Program (CDRMP) for the Electric Cooperatives (ECs). This is in line with the Agency’s pursuit for a resilient and disaster-ready ECs in order to efficiently cater the needs of their member-consumer-owners (MCOs). The USAID-NRECA project study is aimed at providing substantial inputs in the design and development of appropriate distribution construction material standards that will address the present climate phenomenon.
All Electric Cooperatives
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To All Concerned: