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ECs LAUDS CUSI FOR FOR URGING GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO SETTLE POWER DEBTS

Electric cooperatives (ECs) have lauded Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi for urging government agencies to settle their electricity bills, saying that the timely payment of the agencies’ obligations would allow the ECs to properly service their franchise areas. Philippine Rural Electric Cooperatives Association, Inc. (PHILRECA) Executive Director Atty. Janeene Depay-Colingan on Sunday said […]

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NEA GRANTS P1.8B LOANS TO ECs; HITS FULL-YEAR TARGET AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

State-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) has achieved its full-year loan availment target of P1.7 billion by the electric cooperatives (ECs) three months ahead of schedule. Latest data from the NEA Accounts Management and Guarantee Department (AMGD) show P1.8 billion worth of loans, including calamity loans, has been extended to 57 ECs as of end-September. The […]

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ECs SHOULD DO MORE TO ELECTRIFY AREAS THAT REMAIN UNLIT – MASONGSONG

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) has urged the electric cooperatives (ECs) to increase their efforts in reaching the country’s remote and rural areas that have not been energized yet. NEA Administrator Edgardo Masongsong made the call at a recent gathering of general managers of different ECs to discuss the progress of the government’s total electrification […]

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POWER RESTORED IN SOME AREAS BATTERED BY TYPHOON ‘OMPONG’ – NEA

State-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) on Monday said power has been restored to several provinces in southern and northern Luzon after Typhoon “Ompong” (international name: Mangkhut) ravaged the country and caused damages. Of the 22 electric cooperatives affected by “Ompong,” eight of which have restored power to all the municipalities within their respective coverage areas, […]

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CREATION OF NEW ALBAY ELECTRIC COOP INTERIM BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPROVED – NEA

State-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) has approved the establishment of a new Interim Board of Directors (IBOD) for the Albay Electric Cooperative (ALECO). The NEA Board of Administrators passed Resolution No. 154 on August 29, approving the request of the Board Governance, Nomination and Remuneration Committee (BGNRC) for the creation of an ALECO interim board. […]

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NEA TO HOLD MONTH-LONG ACTIVITIES TO MARK 49th ANNIVERSARY, 9th NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION AWARENESS MONTH – MASONGSONG

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) is set to hold various month-long activities this August to mark its 49th founding anniversary and the 9th National Electrification Awareness Month (NEAM). Under Proclamation Order No. 1743, NEAM is celebrated annually in August to recognize the significant role of the government’s electrification programs in nation building. The theme this […]

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CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME – SANTOS

After taking its Lingap sa Mamamayan outreach program to Africa, the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) is set to stage the latest edition of its global anti-poverty initiative back home with a Lingap sa Mamamayan to be held at the Quirino Grandstand on July 15. The activity is expected to draw in over 150,000 people in […]

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INC’s LINGAP OUTREACH DRIVE REACHES AFRICA ANEW, OTHER AREAS PLANNED

Lingap sa Mamamayan, the Iglesia Ni Cristo’s free local and international outreach program, was successfully held in two African countries recently in what the homegrown church called its “continuing drive to actively, positively, and concretely affect the lives of people in depressed and needy communities all over the world.” The INC hosted outreach activities in […]

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NEA URGES CDA TO NULLIFY REGISTRATION OF DANECO SPLINTER GROUP

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) has reiterated its call on the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) to formally grant its petition to cancel the certificate of registration that was unlawfully issued to the splinter group of Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Daneco) to aid efforts to resolve and end the ongoing intramurals between the legally-recognized […]

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NEA BIT PHASE 3 LAUNCHED – MASONGSONG

State-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) rolled out the third phase of the implementation of the NEA Business Intelligence Technology (BIT) system, signaling the completion of the project. Speaking at the NEA BIT Phase 3 Go Live Program held at the H.E.S. Auditorium, NEA Building in Quezon City, Administrator Edgardo Masongsong said the project was designed […]