Another building is eyed to be constructed by the Institute of Power Sector Economics (IPSEc) in Mindanao University of Science and Technology soon.
The three-storey edifice, which replaces the “sinking building,” will rise near the newly constructed Science Complex. This was revealed by Dr. Ambrosio R. Cultura, Dean of Engineering and Architecture of MUST, in his welcome and introduction speech during the Groundbreaking Ceremonies conducted on July 27, 2012.
The groundbreaking team was spearhead by Dr. Ricardo E. Rotoras, MUST President (represented by Dr. Ruth G. Cabahug, VP Academic Affairs); Dr. Ambrosio R. Cultura, Dean of College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA; Clint Django G. Pacana, Association of Mindanao Rural Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AMRECO) Executive Director; Stanley B. Uriarte, IPSEc Executive Officer, and Arch. Ferdinand Dumpa, the architect on record. Engr. Dionel O. Albina, Engr. Rogen Morcilla, and other CEA faculty members, university administrators, and some special guests were also there.
IPSEc is a local capacity building institution for power utilities and consumers that brings together all interested parties for the purpose of coordinating and combining their actions and expertise to deal with their common issues and concerns on energy utilization, distribution, efficiency and consumer welfare.
It is a center for research, academic studies and program development in response to issues and concerns relating to electricity distribution operation, power utility management, customer service efficiency and consumerism in the whole nations power industry especially in Mindanao.