NEW HYDRO POWER PROJECT
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.