RETC Dispatches Aerial Platform Boom Truck to CAGELCO I for the Restoration of Facilities Damaged by Super Typhoon Ompong

Admin/ October 4, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

After the recent Super Typhoon “Ompong”, officials have declared a state of calamity in the province of Cagayan. The Cagayan I Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CAGELCO I) distribution lines were damaged by the super typhoon. This includes electric poles, transformers and accessories, kWh meters, service drop wires and other line hardware.

CAGELCO I passed Board Resolution No. 119, Series of 2018, for an emergency purchase of one (1) unit of a Brand New Aerial Platform Boom Truck from the Rural Electrification Trading Corporation (RETC) intended for the restoration of facilities damaged by the super typhoon.  The RETC Board needed to approve the cooperative’s emergency purchase during its Board Meeting held last September 19, 2018.

RETC Board President Iglorio R. Hinayon said: “We are happy to grant CAGELCO I’s emergency purchase of one (1) unit of a Brand New Aerial Platform Boom Truck for the speedy restoration of power in the whole area coverage of the cooperative, and we are fulfilling our vision of providing the Electric Cooperatives the available high quality commodities and products for their needs especially during this time when calamity struck.

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