The Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) has recognized NPC’s Training and Development Division as Pollution Control Officer (PCO) Training Organization effective February 27, 2015. Through the joint efforts of the NPC’s Training and Development Division and Environmental Management Department, the certification allowing NPC to hold in-house PCO training was made possible.

With the certification, NPC can now conduct PCO trainings that usually cost the corporation P11, 500 per participant in its 296 Small Power Utilities Group (SPUG) plants which are required by law to have Pollution Control Officers.