(Boac, Marinduque). Marinduqueños are now assured of additional power supply as a new diesel-fired power plant has been inaugurated on Friday (25 August) in Barangay Bantad, Boac Marinduque with Department of Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi as guest of honor. The Boac Diesel Power Plant has five (5) modular generating units with a capacity of one megawatt each.
"Projects such as this diesel plant allows us to empower our communities, giving Marinduque the hope to dream bigger for a brighter future. It's a prelude to our vision of total electrification for all our rural areas nationwide."
Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, NAPOCOR President Pio Benavidez, House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Pido Garbin and the Chairman of the House Committee on Energy Congressman Lord Allan Velasco were welcomed by Marinduque Governor Carmencita Reyes, Marinduque Electric Cooperative, Inc. (MARELCO) General Manager Gaudencio Sol and the MARELCO Board of Directors.