Napocor finally pulls out, begins dismantling gensets in Cat’nes

With the expiration of its Phase-In-Phase-Out Agreement with the island’s electric cooperative, the National Power Corporation has began dismantling its generating sets at its two power plants. Engr. Edwin Tatel,…

Island grid has more than 50% reserve power for summer

With majority of power plants operating normally, the Catanduanes grid has 50% more available power than required this summer. Based on the Daily Power Supply & Demand Power Outlook issued…

Submarine power cable project here ‘top priority’

The National Transmission Corporation (Transco) has identified the Catanduanes grid interconnection project as its top priority, with four technical teams coming over last week for data gathering and actual site…

Electric bills to rise by at least 8% this month

Consumers will have to resort to energy-saving tips if they wish to reduce their electricity bills beginning this March 2022 as the National Power Corporation implements a 31 percent increase…

NPC to decommission its diesel power plants on or before April 1

With the National Power Corporation (NPC) finally pulling out of the Catanduanes grid on or before April 1, 2022, Sunwest Water & Electric Co. (SUWECO) has begun installing seven (7)…

Cong. Sanchez needs to support FICELCO’s bid to recover the Balongbong hydropower plant

With the impending departure of the National Power Corporation from the Catanduanes grid, there is now added impetus for Congressman Hector Sanchez to make good on his submarine power cable…

FICELCO launches latest bid to reclaim Balongbong power plant

Three decades after the Balongbong Mini-Hydroelectric Power Plant was taken over by the National Power Corporation (NPC), the First Catanduanes Electric Cooperative, Inc. (FICELCO) is once again actively seeking the…

Load shedding seen as SUWECO fails to complete gensets’ repair

Brownouts are forecast for the last week of 2021 as Sunwest Water & Electricity Co. (SUWECO) reportedly failed to live up to its vow to repair of its defective diesel…

On giving back to those who helped us before

Last Monday morning, Dec. 27, 2021, a team of 17 personnel from the First Catanduanes Electric Cooperative, Inc. (FICELCO) on board a boom truck with man lift, a support truck…

Cong. Sanchez stakes career on vow of sustainable power

“Mangyayari tabi an kuryente na pinangako ko.”With these words, an undaunted Congressman Hector S. Sanchez last week put at stake his personal reputation and political career on his assurance that…