Upon his arrival from Eastern Samar, NEA Administrator Antonio Mariano Almeda was warmly welcomed by MORESCO-1 with traditional Philippine folk dances, songs, and a delightful dinner on February 20, 2024. This event took place just before he commenced his duties to inaugurate the Power Summit 2024 of Lanao del Sur Electric Cooperative Inc. (LASURECO) at the LimKetKai Luxe Hotel on February 21.

Administrator Almeda’s journey included attending separate inauguration and blessing ceremonies for Eastern Samar Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ESAMELCO)’s rehabilitated one-megawatt (1MW) mini-hydro power plant and new substation on the same day.

Earlier on February 20, 2024, Administrator Almeda visited Lawaan, Eastern Samar, to inspect ESAMELCO’s upgraded Amanjuray 1MW mini-hydropower plant, a significant project aimed at enhancing renewable energy resources to meet power demands in the municipality.

During the engagement with MORESCO-1, Administrator Almeda was greeted by M1 BOD President Nonito M. Labis, Acting General Manager Jovel B. Ubay-Ubay, and esteemed guests from the Department of Energy, including DOE Assistant Secretary Mario C. Marasigan, CESO III. Additionally, five General Managers from the National Association of General Managers of Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (NAGMEC) were in attendance.