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Dumaguete City, PhilippinesMonday, March 17, 2014
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DOST gives P860K aid to 2 SMEs

Green Core helping curb
systems loss of Noreco 2
BY RENE GENOVE

The Green Core Geothermal Inc. generation company supplier is assisting the Tanjay sub-office of the Negros Oriental Electric Cooperative 2 in resolving the high percentage of systems loss of 20 percent in its coverage area, its press release said.

GCGI is implementing its assistance program in systems loss reduction to its clients. It was learned that the cooperative has a systems loss between 17 and 20 percent, which is more than the 13 percent allowed by the Energy Regulatory Commission, the press release said.

The team installed a mother meter in the 25 kilovolt-ampere and 37.5 KVA distribution transformers to compare the actual kilowatt consumption of consumers, whose kilowatt-hour meters are attached to the system, the press release also said.

PNP: Cebu a transit
point for illegal drugs

CEBU CITY – Chief Supt. Danilo Constantino, Police Regional Office 7 director, yesterday belied a recent disclosure that Cebu is one of the top provinces in the Philippines where illegal drugs business thrives.

Constantino said Cebu has been identified as a transit point for drugs and not necessarily a haven for the trade.

He made the clarification after a statement of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 7 officer-in-charge Esperidion Javier that Cebu is number one in the illegal drugs trade in Central Visayas, followed by Bohol and Negros Oriental.

DOST gives
P860K aid to 2 SMEs

The Department of Science and Technology granted funding assistance of P860,000 to two small business groups in Negros Oriental to upgrade their processing technologies, a government press release said.

Roslyn Tambago of DOST said Vegidri Mills in Valencia, Negros Oriental, and Algorithm Computer Services in Dumaguete City received P650,000 and P210,000, respectively.

Vegidri Mills is the latest recipient of the financial support for the technology upgrading of its food supplement production of export-quality dried Moringa (Malunggay) flakes and powder. It is set to acquire Dry Moringa Leaf Pulverizing Grinding Machine for faster and efficient production of goods.

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