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This is how Casureco II electric bill looks like

Just looking into the details of a Casureco II power bill is a pain in the spine. Casureco II is the coop retailer of electricity covering the franchise area in the towns of Minalabac, Canaman, Tinambac, Siruma, Pili, Bombon, Magarao, Milaor, Calabanga and Naga City, all in the province of […]

Typhoon ‘Lando’ cut power supply in Luzon provinces

Typhoon ‘Lando’ brought power down in 12 provinces located in North and South Luzon, the country’s grid-operator National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said. On Sunday, NGCP reported the provinces that had power interruptions due to typhoon “Lando” are: La Union, Pangasinan, Aurora, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Tarlac, […]

ALECO members search for missing P300 million fund

LEGAZPI CITY — In the quest for a final disclosure on the fate of the missing P300 million electric cooperative fund, member-consumers are knocking at the turf of former ALECO board chairman and Albay Catholic Bishop Joel Baylon. Concerned member-consumers of Albay Electric Cooperative (Aleco) are seeking an explanation from […]

CA affirms conviction of former CASURECO II board members

The 9th Division of the Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction previously handed down by the Regional Trial Court Branch 33 on July 25th 2011 for indirect contempt by former Camarines Sur electric cooperative 2 president, eight members of the board and an area manager. Convicted as charged are former […]

Catanduanes experiences massive electric power blackout

The island-province of Catanduanes has been declared under a state of calamity, not because of a recent typhoon, but due to the massive power blackouts encountred in majority of the service area of the First Catanduanes Electric Cooperative. Since the start of second quarter of 2014, the province has been […]

Aleco Forum alleges of NEA, DOE irregularities on APEC takeover of coop

LEGAZPI CITY — Members of the defunct Albay Electric Cooperative (ALECO) believes that the P500-million rehabilitation fund the coop received from the national government seven years ago has been misappropriated. The members who formed the group Aleco Forum has asked the Anti-Graft Division of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) […]

Fil-Am businesswoman urges Sorsogon coop members to mount “people power”

Fil-American businesswoman Loida Nicolas-Lewis rallies Sorsoganons to mount a “people power” movement to help resolve the woes faced by the Sorsogon II Electric Cooperative (Soreco II). Lewis who hails from Sorsogon said during a media briefing, “I am calling on my fellow Sorsoganons to do a people power for Soreco […]

Move to boycott Albay power operator San Miguel Energy gains ground

Gov. Joey Salceda joins move to boycott payment to APEC LEGAZPI CITY, -– A boycott move against the San Miguel Energy Corp. (SMEC) is gaining ground as its newly acquired controversial Albay Electric Cooperative (Aleco), now named Albay Power and Energy Corp. (APEC), has yet to deliver its much-vaunted stable […]

Albay blackout: Blame it on the transformer

The blackout being suffered by Legazpi City, Manito town and some areas of Sto. Domingo town started on Wednesday morning after the 35-year-old 20-MVA transformer of the Bitano sub-station conked out. Imported during the Martial Law years, (during the implementation of establishing electric cooperatives in the country) in 1979, it […]

Albay power blackout enters sixth day

LEGAZPI CITY, — Power blackout in Legazpi City and parts of Albay entered its sixth day on Monday after the 35-year-old 20-MVA transformer in the Bitano sub-station here, covering four feeders, totally collapsed on Wednesday morning and is now beyond repair. The problem in power supply lack came a few […]

ALECO: A call for legal assistance

A CALL FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCEby Oliver O. Olaybal All Albay lawyers are requested to provide legal assistance to their fellow member-consumers in Aleco. Aleco needs your help. A group of unelected individuals have subcontracted the franchise operations of Aleco without the consent of Aleco member-consumers, and without the approval of […]

Albay Power Energy Corporation plunges Legazpi City, other towns in darkness

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay, June 1, 2014 — For four days now, the entire city of Legazpi including the towns of Sto. Domingo and Manito, are still plunged into total darkness by the Albay Power Energy Corporation. According to reports a 20-MVA power transformer of a sub-station of the electric service […]

CANORECO management taken over by NEA

DAET, Camarines Norte – The National Electrification Administration has taken over the management operations of the Camarines Norte Electric Cooperative when it designated Engr. Wilfredo Bucsit as project supervisor beginning last March 10th up until a new general manager is hired. Bucsit officially reported to the Canoreco office while officer-in-charge […]

Albay Power Energy Corporation rise from the ashes of ALECO

LEGAZPI CITY — Starting the first week of March, Albay Electric Cooperative, now renamed as Albay Power Energy Corporation (APEC), will be under the management of San Miguel Electricity Corporation. Newly installed general manager Alan Marchan said after the audit on management, technical and operations last January, SMC fully take […]

CamSur electric cooperative on the verge of power disconnection

The proverbial “sword of Damocles” hangs over the lifeline of another electric cooperative in Bicol. This time, it is the Camarines Sur II electric cooperative (CAURECO II). Casureco II recently received the notice of disconnection from the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) that could be effected on Wednesday, January 15. […]

ALECO Pursues Action VS Power Cheats

Legazpi city (PNA) — After more than three decades of perceived tolerance, a bankrupt power cooperative has finally come out against power cheaters believed to be among the major causes of its present predicament. The loan-laden Albay Power Cooperative (Aleco) has started getting strict on big power consumers cheating on […]

CASURECO II: The Bane of a Boon

Tomorrow, we go to the polls, for the third time in a row in one year. First was the national election last May, then the Comelec-bungled barangay election last month. But tomorrow will be the selection of board of directors of the Camarines Sur II electric cooperative for resident-consumers of the nine towns of Siruma, Tinambac, Calabanga, Bombon, Canaman, Magarao, Milaor, Minalabac, Pili and Naga city.

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This is how Casureco II electric bill looks like

Just looking into the details of a Casureco II power bill is a pain in the spine. Casureco II is the coop retailer of electricity covering the franchise area in the towns of Minalabac, Canaman, Tinambac, Siruma, Pili, Bombon, Magarao, Milaor, Calabanga and Naga City, all in the province of […]

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Albay power blackout enters sixth day

LEGAZPI CITY, — Power blackout in Legazpi City and parts of Albay entered its sixth day on Monday after the 35-year-old 20-MVA transformer in the Bitano sub-station here, covering four feeders, totally collapsed on Wednesday morning and is now beyond repair. The problem in power supply lack came a few […]

Move to boycott Albay power operator San Miguel Energy gains ground

Gov. Joey Salceda joins move to boycott payment to APEC LEGAZPI CITY, -– A boycott move against the San Miguel Energy Corp. (SMEC) is gaining ground as its newly acquired controversial Albay Electric Cooperative (Aleco), now named Albay Power and Energy Corp. (APEC), has yet to deliver its much-vaunted stable […]

Typhoon ‘Lando’ cut power supply in Luzon provinces

Typhoon ‘Lando’ brought power down in 12 provinces located in North and South Luzon, the country’s grid-operator National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said. On Sunday, NGCP reported the provinces that had power interruptions due to typhoon “Lando” are: La Union, Pangasinan, Aurora, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Tarlac, […]

CamSur electric cooperative on the verge of power disconnection

The proverbial “sword of Damocles” hangs over the lifeline of another electric cooperative in Bicol. This time, it is the Camarines Sur II electric cooperative (CAURECO II). Casureco II recently received the notice of disconnection from the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) that could be effected on Wednesday, January 15. […]

ALECO members search for missing P300 million fund

LEGAZPI CITY — In the quest for a final disclosure on the fate of the missing P300 million electric cooperative fund, member-consumers are knocking at the turf of former ALECO board chairman and Albay Catholic Bishop Joel Baylon. Concerned member-consumers of Albay Electric Cooperative (Aleco) are seeking an explanation from […]

CASURECO II: The Bane of a Boon

Tomorrow, we go to the polls, for the third time in a row in one year. First was the national election last May, then the Comelec-bungled barangay election last month. But tomorrow will be the selection of board of directors of the Camarines Sur II electric cooperative for resident-consumers of the nine towns of Siruma, Tinambac, Calabanga, Bombon, Canaman, Magarao, Milaor, Minalabac, Pili and Naga city.

Albay Power Energy Corporation plunges Legazpi City, other towns in darkness

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay, June 1, 2014 — For four days now, the entire city of Legazpi including the towns of Sto. Domingo and Manito, are still plunged into total darkness by the Albay Power Energy Corporation. According to reports a 20-MVA power transformer of a sub-station of the electric service […]

Albay blackout: Blame it on the transformer

The blackout being suffered by Legazpi City, Manito town and some areas of Sto. Domingo town started on Wednesday morning after the 35-year-old 20-MVA transformer of the Bitano sub-station conked out. Imported during the Martial Law years, (during the implementation of establishing electric cooperatives in the country) in 1979, it […]

Aleco Forum alleges of NEA, DOE irregularities on APEC takeover of coop

LEGAZPI CITY — Members of the defunct Albay Electric Cooperative (ALECO) believes that the P500-million rehabilitation fund the coop received from the national government seven years ago has been misappropriated. The members who formed the group Aleco Forum has asked the Anti-Graft Division of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) […]

ALECO: A call for legal assistance

A CALL FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCEby Oliver O. Olaybal All Albay lawyers are requested to provide legal assistance to their fellow member-consumers in Aleco. Aleco needs your help. A group of unelected individuals have subcontracted the franchise operations of Aleco without the consent of Aleco member-consumers, and without the approval of […]

CANORECO management taken over by NEA

DAET, Camarines Norte – The National Electrification Administration has taken over the management operations of the Camarines Norte Electric Cooperative when it designated Engr. Wilfredo Bucsit as project supervisor beginning last March 10th up until a new general manager is hired. Bucsit officially reported to the Canoreco office while officer-in-charge […]

Albay Power Energy Corporation rise from the ashes of ALECO

LEGAZPI CITY — Starting the first week of March, Albay Electric Cooperative, now renamed as Albay Power Energy Corporation (APEC), will be under the management of San Miguel Electricity Corporation. Newly installed general manager Alan Marchan said after the audit on management, technical and operations last January, SMC fully take […]

CA affirms conviction of former CASURECO II board members

The 9th Division of the Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction previously handed down by the Regional Trial Court Branch 33 on July 25th 2011 for indirect contempt by former Camarines Sur electric cooperative 2 president, eight members of the board and an area manager. Convicted as charged are former […]

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CA affirms conviction of former CASURECO II board members

The 9th Division of the Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction previously handed down by the Regional Trial Court Branch 33 on July 25th 2011 for indirect contempt by former Camarines Sur electric cooperative 2 president, eight members of the board and an area manager. Convicted as charged are former […]

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Albay Power Energy Corporation rise from the ashes of ALECO

LEGAZPI CITY — Starting the first week of March, Albay Electric Cooperative, now renamed as Albay Power Energy Corporation (APEC), will be under the management of San Miguel Electricity Corporation. Newly installed general manager Alan Marchan said after the audit on management, technical and operations last January, SMC fully take […]

ALECO members search for missing P300 million fund

LEGAZPI CITY — In the quest for a final disclosure on the fate of the missing P300 million electric cooperative fund, member-consumers are knocking at the turf of former ALECO board chairman and Albay Catholic Bishop Joel Baylon. Concerned member-consumers of Albay Electric Cooperative (Aleco) are seeking an explanation from […]

CANORECO management taken over by NEA

DAET, Camarines Norte – The National Electrification Administration has taken over the management operations of the Camarines Norte Electric Cooperative when it designated Engr. Wilfredo Bucsit as project supervisor beginning last March 10th up until a new general manager is hired. Bucsit officially reported to the Canoreco office while officer-in-charge […]

Typhoon ‘Lando’ cut power supply in Luzon provinces

Typhoon ‘Lando’ brought power down in 12 provinces located in North and South Luzon, the country’s grid-operator National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said. On Sunday, NGCP reported the provinces that had power interruptions due to typhoon “Lando” are: La Union, Pangasinan, Aurora, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Tarlac, […]

Albay Power Energy Corporation plunges Legazpi City, other towns in darkness

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay, June 1, 2014 — For four days now, the entire city of Legazpi including the towns of Sto. Domingo and Manito, are still plunged into total darkness by the Albay Power Energy Corporation. According to reports a 20-MVA power transformer of a sub-station of the electric service […]

This is how Casureco II electric bill looks like

Just looking into the details of a Casureco II power bill is a pain in the spine. Casureco II is the coop retailer of electricity covering the franchise area in the towns of Minalabac, Canaman, Tinambac, Siruma, Pili, Bombon, Magarao, Milaor, Calabanga and Naga City, all in the province of […]

ALECO: A call for legal assistance

A CALL FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCEby Oliver O. Olaybal All Albay lawyers are requested to provide legal assistance to their fellow member-consumers in Aleco. Aleco needs your help. A group of unelected individuals have subcontracted the franchise operations of Aleco without the consent of Aleco member-consumers, and without the approval of […]