NEW HY­DRO POWER PROJECT

Manila Times - - Regions - PHOTO BY LEANDER C. DOMINGO

A mem­o­ran­dum of agree­ment was sealed be­tween the lo­cal gov­ern­ment units of Is­abela Province led by Gov. Faustino Dy 3rd and Ech­ague Mu­nic­i­pal Mayor Fran­cis Dy and Norte Hy­dro Corp. (RNHC) for the de­vel­op­ment of a 19.7-megawatt run- of-river hy­dropower project in Barangay San Miguel, Ech­ague town along the Ilaguen River. The project is ex­pected to sup­ply 85 mil­lion kilo­watts of en­ergy per year to the cities of Cauayan and San­ti­ago in­clud­ing sev­eral towns in Is­abela. The sign­ing was wit­nessed by North­ern Lu­zon Pres­i­den­tial Ad­viser Raul Lam­bino (sec­ond from right) with of­fi­cials of Is­abela and Ech­ague.

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