Power coop lauds DOE, PIA E-Power Mo joint advocacy campaign

E-Power Mo campaign forum participants do the fist pump.

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, Aug. 31 (PIA) –Officials of the Isabela Electric Cooperative (ISELCO) – 1 here lauded the initiative of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) for spearheading series of fora region-wide to instill awareness on how to save and conserve energy.

ISELCO – 1 General Manager Engr. Virgilio Montano

ISELCO – 1 General Manager Engr. Virgilio Montano, during the E-Power mo multi-sectoral forum in Santiago City in this province on August 30, expressed his appreciation to PIA and DOE for tapping their cooperative as partners in promoting the value of conserving energy to avert the causes of brownouts in various parts of the region.

He said the forum is necessary to inform the electric consumers  to conserve energy and to promote electrical safety practices in the country particularly in the Cagayan Valley region.

“I urge you [participants] to follow and apply all the things you will learn today to ensure continuous supply of energy and prevent fire incidences in your respective houses or workplaces,” said Montano.

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On the other hand, Montano said there is a need to expand sources of energy from solar, wind and hydropower as these are considered environment-friendly.

“We fully support the efforts of the government in promoting renewable energy sources as it will not harm the environment,” Montano said during the forum.

PIA-2 Regioanl Director Purita S. Licas discusses the rationale of the PIA-DOE joint advocacy program.

The forum was participated by barangay officials, indigenous people’s representatives, OFW organizations, Rural Improvement Club (RIC) members, peoples organization, women-organizations, 4Ps beneficiaries, contractors’ association, civil society organizations, mountaineering club, among others. (MDCT/MGE/PIA 2 -Isabela)

Source: PIA Feed