Negros Occidental Electrical Cooperative (NOCECO)
It was February 25, 1978 when one of Kabankalan most successful sons, Engr. Leonardo G. Coloso, NEA Administrator came to witness the momentous event of registration and incorporation of NOCECO. It was the beginning of the realization of the negrenses’ dream to have a cheap, dependable and stable electric service.
Administrator Coloso said that Kabankalan would be energized in a matter of time, yet he said, that as a temporary measure, he would send a generating set, to light Kabankalan. The first energization came on January 12, 1979. Thus, a promised was fulfilled.
NOCECO for its area coverage, would have Pulupandan, San Enrique, Valladolid, Pontevedra, La Castellana, Moises Padilla, Isabela, Hinigaran, Binalbagan, Himamaylan, Kabankalan, Ilog, Candoni, Cauyan, Sipalay, Hinoba-an and La Carlota City.See more