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NEGROS OCCIDENTAL SHARES ‘BEST PRACTICES’

The Negros Occidental provincial government has shared its best practices with officials from Romblon led by Governor Jose Riano and Lone District Rep. Eleandro Jesus Madrona, who came to the province on a two-day learning trip recently. Riano said their province is looking closely at Negros Occidental’s “One Hospital Command” system and the consignment of medicines […]

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DPWH COMPLETES 2 MAJOR INFRA PROJECTS IN ROMBLON

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction of two major infrastructure projects in Tablas Island, Romblon. According to DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado, completed are ₱26.69 Million Panique Flood Control in Odiongan and the ₱11.76 Million David Bridge along Odiongan – East-West Road. “Completed are ₱26.69M Panique Flood Control in Odiongan […]

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RIANO THANKS DUTERTE, GO FOR MALASAKIT CENTER

Governor Jose Riano of Romblon has expressed his gratitude to President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Christopher “Bong” Go for the Malasakit Center initiative as it continues to serve Filipinos through its 146 locations nationwide including in his home province. “Salamat sa Malasakit, President Rodrigo Duterte at Senator Bong Go,” Riano stated in a Facebook post. […]

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SOLAR POWER SYSTEM TO MEET ELECTRICITY DEMAND OF PROVINCE — ROMELCO

In anticipation of higher electricity demand during the dry season, the Romblon Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ROMELCO) recently installed a 200-kilowatt (kW) disaster-ready solar photovoltaic system distributed in various villages under its franchise area. ROMELCO reported to the National Electrification Administration (NEA) the initial installation of its “Grid-Tied Solar Roof Mounted Project,” which aims to provide […]

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TIELCO OPENS COMPETITIVE BIDDING FOR CARABAO ISLAND ELECTRICITY SUPPLIER

In compliance with the new policy of the Department of Energy (DOE), the Tablas Island Electric Cooperative, Inc. (TIELCO) will open the competitive bidding for the supply of electricity to Carabao Island, one of Romblon province’s emerging tourist destinations.  The opening of bids for the competitive selection process (CSP) for new power provider for the […]

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NEA TO GIVE ROMBLON’S COBRADOR ISLAND POTABLE WATER THRU HYDROPANELS

The National Electrification Administration (NEA), in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), will install solar-powered hydropanels in Cobrador Island, Romblon whose community has been deprived of access to safe drinking water for years. The agency will be deploying four SOURCE Hydropanel units this April, which is part of its ongoing project with the ADB […]

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ROMBLON POWER COOP TARGETS 90 PERCENT RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2020

An electric cooperative (EC) in Romblon has been making serious headway in its transition from conventional to renewable energy, showing everyone that not only profit-driven companies are capable of going full blast on this remarkable shift but service-oriented utilities, too. Engr. Rene Fajilagutan, general manager of the Romblon Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ROMELCO) has revealed to […]