by Abe P. Belena BANGUED, Abra—The Abra Electric Cooperative continues to bleed as debts incurred by resigned manager Marco Bautista have ballooned to about P600 million by early this year.
Loans, loans, loans – is this good or bad? —– By Artemio A. Dumlao Bangued, Abra – A loan assistance from the National Electrification Administration (NEA) intended to upgrade into quality service, human resource management and internal fiscal rehabilitation efforts could resuscitate the still financially hard-up Abra Electric Cooperative (Abreco).
Bangued, Abra (March 3, 2015) – Not long ago, the Philippine flag went up flying again in hinterland Tineg town in Abra. Now comes electricity.
By Artemio A. Dumlao Bangued, Abra –Christmas has not stopped the “word war” between Abra governor Eustaquio Bersamin and the Abra Electric Cooperative (Abreco).
By Artemio A. Dumlao La Trinidad, Benguet (December 16, 2014) – Rage has ensued over a three-hour blackout Monday noon after an alleged communication lapse between the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) and the Aboitiz Power Renewables Inc. (APRI).
Dexter A. See BANGUED, Abra —Aboitiz Power Renewables (APRI) cut off power supply to this province on Monday, restored it after a few hours but angry residents threatened to sue the company for various charges, including the inconvenience of having no electricity, officials said.
Several of our users had inform us that the disconnection has just happened a few hours ago. We checked with our contact at APRI and they confirmed the disconnection.
We have lost count how many disconnection notices ABRECO has received from Aboitiz Power (APRI). Each time ABRECO somehow was able to avert disaster. Incidentally, exactly 2 years ago today, Aboitiz went ahead and delivered the coup de grace and pulled the plug. Barely a month has gone by since APRI and ABRECO agreed to maintain the status-quo … Continue reading
By Artemio A. Dumlao Bangued, Abra — The Abra Electric Cooperative (Abreco) is wrestling off a “thirsty” power grab as the supposedly apolitical distribution utility has not shaken off the specter of “dirty politics”.
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines—Consumers in Abra province have started a petition urging President Aquino to order a take-over of their rural electric cooperative, which was spared for a second time from a disconnection notice from its power supplier last week.