NPC celebrates groundbreaking of its Visayas office

NPC on Wednesday, January 22 holds the groundbreaking ceremony of its satellite office in Visayas in Lahug, Cebu City.

The office will be the center of transaction among the 46 Small Power Utilities Group (SPUG) power plants in Visayas. Currently, NPC services 55 thousand households across 29 municipalities in the region. 21 of its 46 power plants are operating 24/7 including the two (2) power barges stationed in Camotes island.

Located on a 2,000 square meter land in Lahug leased by the Provincial Government of Cebu through a Usufruct Agreement, the new office will have three storey with a training room and equipment center. It is anticipated to be finished in the fourth quarter of 2020.

Present during the groundbreaking ceremony were NPC Vice Presidents Atty. Rogel Teves (SPUG), Ms. Lorna T. Dy (Administration and Finance), Mr. Rafael Abergas (Power Engineering), Mr. Edmundo Veloso (Mindanao Generation), Atty. Melchor Ridulme (Legal), and local government officials headed by Mr. Paul Entera of the Office of the Governor and Barangay Captain of Sudlon Ms. Hazel Empleo.