ENERGIZATION OF PANGUTARAN ISLAND IN PANGUTARAN, SULU
The Pangutaran DPP houses the 2 x 300 kw gensets.
Last 05 March 2017, representatives from the National Power Corporation (NPC), Sulu Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SULECO) and the Local Government of Pangutaran switched-on the 160 kW Pangutaran Diesel Power Plant (DPP).
Initially, four (4) out of 12 barangays in the island benefitted from the energization of Pangutaran DPP, namely: Barangays Simbahan (Poblacion); Bangkilay; Panitikan and Pandan-Niog with potential households of 734; 278; 383 and 624, respectively or total of 2,019 potential households. However, only 540 households were connected during the ceremony; 410 of them or 76% are residential consumers, 100 or 19% are commercial customers and 30 or 0.05% are public buildings. The power plant will operate for six (6) hours per day or from 6:00 PM to 12:00 midnight.