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INFUSE NEW TECHNOLOGY IN ELECTRIFICATION OF ISOLATED ISLANDS, REMOTE AREAS – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian wants to infuse new technology into the efforts to achieve 100-percent electrification in rural areas of the Philippines, especially in isolated islands and other remote areas. Gatchalian, who chairs the Senate Committee on Energy, said the goal of his committee is to encourage the Department of Energy to look for innovative solutions […]

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NEA REMAINS TRUE TO MANDATE OF BRINGING POWER TO REMOTE AREAS -MASONGSONG

State-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) marked its month-long observance of the 9th National Electrification Awareness Month (NEAM) and the 49th Founding Anniversary of the agency by trumpeting the gains of the government’s rural electrification programs for nearly five decades. In his welcome remarks at the opening ceremony of the NEA-EC Consultative Conference on Monday (August […]

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NEA TO PURSUE RURAL ELECTRIFICATION MANDATE DESPITE BUDGET CONSTRAINTS — MASONGSONG

Budget limitations will not deter the state-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) from its commitment to bring electricity to every household in the far-flung corners of the country. NEA Administrator Edgardo Masongsong reiterated this on Wednesday as he revealed that the agency would be receiving P1.163 billion from the national government to finance electrification projects for […]