The Misamis Oriental Rural Electric Cooperative Inc. (MORESCO-1) recorded an average system loss of 2.14 percent last year (2016), the lowest among all 121 electric cooperatives in the country based on data by the National Electrification Administration (NEA).

In a press release posted at NEA Website, 42 electric cooperatives (EC) posted single digit system loss average. Meanwhile, region-wise, Northern Mindanao ECs posted system loss average of 8.75% to place second behind Central Visayas which registered the lowest at 8.48%.

System loss is a measure of total energy lost or wasted on a system due to line loss and other forms of energy loss, unaccounted energy use and theft – www.energyvortex.com

Lower system loss meant higher energy efficiency.

Moresco-1’s service area covers the western part of the province from Lugait to Opol, some barangays of Cagayan de Oro and the town of Talakag in Bukidnon.

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