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ITOGON, SNAP PARTNER FOR YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING
Release date: June 18, 2014

A two-day training program for young leaders was conducted by the Itogon local government in partnership with SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet (SNAP-Benguet) last May 30-31, 2014.

Fifty eight (58) young leaders from eight barangays were selected to attend the Itogon Youth Camp for Leadership and Capacity Building, designed to inspire and educate the youth on leadership concepts and experiences in preparation for taking future leadership roles.

Primary sponsor SNAP-Benguet hosted the participants at the Binga Hydroelectric Power Plant in Brgy. Tinongdan, Itogon, Benguet.

“It is important f…

SNAP-MAGAT DONATES COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT TO ISABELA POLICE
Release date: June 18, 2014

SNAP-Magat SHESQ Manager Eli Ingles (third from right) turns over hand-held radios to PSI Rogelio Taliping during a simple ceremony in Cordon, Isabela. Also present were Cordon Vice Mayor Charlita Mariano (center), SNAP-Magat Community Relations Officer Veronica Adsuara (2nd from right) and Security Officer (ret….

SNAP TEAMS UP WITH BLACK PENCIL PROJECT
Release date: June 17, 2014

(L-R) SNAP-Benguet AVP and Plant Manager Manny Lopez and SNAP-Magat AVP and Plant Manager Willy Ferrer lead their respect…

SNAP GROUP JOINS BRIGADA ESKWELA
Release date: June 6, 2014

SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) joined the nation in observing National School Maintenance Week or “Brigada Eswkela” from May 19 to 24, 2014 with a series of clean-up activi…

SNAP SPONSORS ENVIRONMENTAL CHARCOAL BRIQUETTE TRAINING IN IFUGAO
Release date: May 23, 2014

Participants try their hand at producing charcoal briquettes during the training sponsored by SN Aboitiz Power in Lamut, Ifugao.

The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team of SN Aboitiz Power-Magat (SNAP-Magat) in coordination with SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet conducted a …

SNAP GROUP CELEBRATES EARTH DAY
Release date: April 30, 2014

(From top to bottom) Volunteers from SNAP-Magat collect trash around the Magat reservoir, while in Binga, volunteers clean u…

BARANGAY TINONGDAN RECEIVES LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT FROM SNAP
Release date: April 13, 2014

SNAP-Benguet President & CEO Manny Rubio (foreground) gives a thumbs-up to the jeepney donated by the company to Brgy. Tinongdan. Also trying out the vehicle were (from fore to background): Chief Corporate Services Officer Mike Hosillos, Chief Finance Officer Eleanor Blomdahl and Assistant Vice Preside…

SNAP’S AMBUKLAO PLANT PASSES ENVIRONMENT AUDIT
Release date: April 8, 2014

Ambuklao Hydroelectric Power Plant (HEPP) passed the certification audit for Environmental Management System (EMS) conducted by TUV Rheinland on March 19-20, 2014 with “zero ” non-conformity.

Located in Bokod in Benguet, Ambuklao HEPP is the last of the three power plants of SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) Group to secure the ISO 14001:2004 certification for its EMS. The 360-megawatt (MW) Magat HEPP in Isabela and Ifugao was certified in 2012 while the Binga HEPP in Itogon, Benguet received its certification in 2013.

Ambuklao was turned over to SNAP in 2008, after a successful privatization pro…

BARANGAY RECEIVES AMBULANCE FROM SNAP-MAGAT
Release date: March 26, 2014

Barangay Gen. Aguinaldo of Ramon, Isabela received an ambulance from SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. during a simple turnover ceremony held in March 2014 at the Barangay Community Center. The donation was made under the hydro company’s corporate social responsibility program in support of the barangay’s efforts to improve its health services to com…

ISABELA SCHOOL INAUGURATES WATER SYSTEM PROJECT
Release date: March 12, 2014

Awarding of the Plaque of Appreciation to SNAP-Magat (from left): Kagawad Prima Dela Cruz, Kagawad Cherry Mel Bilag, Barangay Chairman Ernesto Ruiz Jr., Principal Luisa Olaya, SNAP-Magat Plant Manager AVP Willy Ferrer & SNAP-Magat Community Relations officer Veronica Adsuara.

Children of General Aguinaldo Elementary School in Ramo…


SNAP-BENGUET SUPPORTS SCHOOL OF LIVING TRADITION
Release date: March 4, 2014

The members of Tinongdan Elementary School of Living Tradition’s dance troupe received traditional Ibaloi dresses from SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet (SNAP-Benguet). School head Ms. Lita Casao (left, second row) said, “Through this, students learn traditional Ibaloi dance and the art of playing traditional instruments. It also helps b…


LGU, SNAP-MAGAT HOLD VISCAYA VALENTINE’S DAY MEDICAL MISSION
Release date: February 19, 2014

SNAP-Magat’s in-house nurse Cheryl Ragsac (left) attends to one of the beneficiaries of the annual “Gamutan sa Araw ng mga Puso” in Diadi.

Hundreds of Viscayanos flocked to the annual medical and dental mission held jointly on Valentine’s Day by the municipal government of Diadi, Nueva Viscaya an…


SNAP GIVES BACK TO HOST SCHOOLS
Release Date: January 14, 2014

SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) reaffirmed its commitment to corporate social responsibility with its annual gift-giving program in its host communities in Isabela, Ifugao, and Benguet.

Around 1,650 elementary school children began the 2014 with brand new lunch packswhen employee-volunteers from SNAP’s Magat, Ambuklao, and Binga hydroelectric power plants distributed lunch boxes and water tumblers to students and teachers from nine schools in their host barangays of General Aguinaldo in Isabela, Alfonso Lista in Ifugao, and Ambuklao and Binga in Benguet.

SNAP President and CEO Emmanuel Rubio led the first rou…


COMPUTER FACILITY BOOSTS IFUGAO SCHOOL
Release date: 23 DECEMBER 2013

SNAboitiz Power-MagatAVP/Plant Manager WilhellminoFerrer (rightmost) and Alfonso Lista Mayor Glen Prudenciano (2nd from right) led the turnover ceremony for four units of desk top computers, a printer and an LCD projector to Pinto Elementary School donated under the company’s CSR program. The equipment will boost the Ifugaoschool’s goal of becoming a pilot school…


SNAP-MAGAT SUPPORTS IFUGAO’S HEALTH AND NUTRITION PROGRAM
Release date: 27 NOVEMBER 2013

SNAP President & CEO Emmanuel Rubio (right) hands over to Ifugao Governor Denis Habawel the key to the Handog Kalusugan pick-up, which is part of the company’s support to the province’s health program.

SNAP President & CEO Emmanuel Rubio (right) hands over to Ifugao Governor Denis Habawel the key to the Handog Kalusugan pick…


SNAP GROUP JOINS TYPHOON YOLANDA RELIEF
Release Date: 15 NOVEMBER 2013

SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) Group heeded the call for assistance to families heavily affected by super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) by providing cash donation and food supplies to the relief efforts.

President & CEO Manny Rubio said SNAP has donated PHP 15 million to the Aboitiz Foundation (AF) for Typhoon Yolanda relief. AF aims to raise PHP200 million for immediate and long-term assistance to Central Visayas, which bore the brunt of the typhoon’s devastating impact.

SNAP also donated PHP500,000 worth of food supplies composed of rice, sardines, noodles, coffee, and water that …


NUEVA VISCAYA LGUS AND SNAP PARTNER FOR MEDICAL MISSION
Release date: 6 NOVEMBER 2013

Volunteer doctors, nurses and health workers attend to senior citizens at the People’s Gymnasium, Municipal Hall Compound in Dupax del Norte, Nueva Viscaya during a medical and dental mission held on October 29, 2013. The activity was in line with Senior Citizens Month with the theme, “Nakatatanda: Pagtulungang Isulong Benepisyo…


IFUGAO HOST COMMUNITIES RECEIVE TAX SHARE FROM SNAP-MAGAT
Release date: 28 OCTOBER 2013

LAGAWE, Ifugao -Host communities of SNAboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. (SNAP-Magat) received their share of the national wealth and real property taxes earlier this month.

In simple ceremonies held on October 8, 2013, Ifugao Governor Denis Habawel thanked the hydroelectric power company for delivering the payments to the province of around PHP 4.78 million in real property tax and around PHP 756,000 in national wealth both for the third quarter of 2013.

Host municipalities Alfonso Lista, Mayoyao, Aguinaldo, Lamut and Lagawealso received their share of the national wealth tax tot…


THE NEW BINGA HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT GOES ON-LINE
Release Date: 22 OCTOBER 2013

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet (SNAP-Benguet)marked the successful rehabilitation of the Binga Hydroelectric Power PlantBinga HEPP) with an inauguration and ceremonial switch-on last Thursday, October 17. Department of Energy Undersecretary Raul Aguilos, Norwegian Ambassador Knut Solem, and Benguet Governor Nestor Fongwan led the ceremony, held at the Binga HEPP grounds in the municipality of Itogon, Benguet Province.

The plant, constructed in 1956 and commissioned in 1960, had been operating for almost 50 years when SNAP-Benguet acquired it in 2008, along with its sister facility, Ambuklao…


REHABILITATED BINGA HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT GETS GO SIGNAL FROM ERC
Release date: 2 SEPTEMBER 2013

ERC Commissioner Zenaida Cruz-Ducut (4th from left) awards the Certificate of Compliance to SNAP-Benguet, represented by President and CEO Emmanuel Rubio (5th from left). Joining them are (L-R) SN Power Country Manager BjørnHolsen, Commissioner Gloria Victoria Yap-Taruc, Commissioner Josefina Patrici…


BINGA IP GROUP OPERATES BARANGAY FOOD TERMINAL
Release Date: 6 AUGUST 2013

Barangay Food Terminal under IP Management. Barangay Tinongdan, Itogon in Benguetturned over the operation of the barangay food terminal (BFT) to the Tinongdan Indigenous Peoples’ Organization (TINPO) in late July. This signaled a morefocused management of the BFT, whichserves as a community-based depot and retail food distribution system offering affordablefood products to communities. SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc., which operates the Binga Hydroelectric Power Plant in Tinongdan, supported the construction of the building that houses the Tinongdan BFT and provided initial capi…


SNAP GROUP REVISITS PAST FIVE YEARS OF CSR AND SHARES FUTURE PLANS
Release date: 31 JULY 2013

SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) Group held a series of stakeholders’ forums in its host provinces of Benguet, Isabela, Nueva Viscaya, and Ifugao last July 22 to 25. Attended by around 300 elected officials from host barangays, municipalities and provinces, sectoral representatives and members of indigenous peoples’ organizations, the stakeholders’ forum highlighted SNAP’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs for the past five years.

SNAP-Benguet has implemented 179 CSR projects since it acquired the Ambuklao and Binga hydroelectric power facilities in 2008. Ambuklao ha…


SNAP SPONSORS AUTOMATED WEATHER STATIONS FOR MAGAT COMMUNITIES
Release date: 30 JULY 2013

In a bid to support local disaster planning and response, SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. (SNAP-Magat) recently acquired two units of automated weather stations (AWS) capable of generating localized weather data.

The AWS units were provided by WeatherPhilippines Foundation (WPF), a corporate social responsibility project led by the Aboitiz Group in partnership with Swiss weather services provider MeteoMedia.

The units were turned over to SNAP-Magat in simple ceremonies held on July 23, 2013 in Isabela. Gracing the turnover were Assistant Vice President (AVP) & Plant Manager Wilhelmi…


SNAP GROUP CELEBRATES ENVIRONMENT MONTH
Release date: 28 JUNE 2013

SNAP President and CEO Emmanuel Rubio (center) and Vice President for Corporate Services Michael Hosillos (4th from left) join NIA Administrator Antonio Nangel 6th from left) during NIA’s tree-planting activitiy at the Magat watershed last June 7.

Employees of SN Aboitiz Power Group observed World Environment Day and Arbor Day by condu…


BENGUET PROVINCE RECEIVES CSR FUND FROM SN ABOITIZ
Release Date: 3 JUNE 2013

Turnover of CSR Funds. BenguetProvincial Treasurer Ms. Imelda Macanes (third from left) receives a check from Dr. Val Galpo, Support Services Manager of SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc. for community funds worth PHP 4 million. The funds are allocated from SNAP’s corporate social responsibility for infrastructure projects including road improvement in Daclan area and flood control in Lebeng and Upper Agno. The hydroelectric power company owns and operates two plants in the province: the 105-MW Ambuklao and 125-MW Binga in Brgy. Ambuklao, Bokod and Brgy. TinongdanItogon, respectively.Al…


JOINT APPLICATION, ORDER & NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: SNAP-MAGAT ASPA
Release Date: 17 MAY 2013

On 14 May 2013, the Energy Regulatory Commission issued the Order and Notice of Public Hearing in ERC Case No. 2013-053 (In The Matter Of The Application For Approval Of The Ancillary Services Procurement Agreement Between The National Grid Corporation Of The Philippines And SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc., With Prayer For The Issuance Of Provisional Authority) setting the Joint Application for hearing on 7 June 2013 at 9:30 a.m.

The Joint Application was filed to seek the Commission’s approval of the Ancillary Services Procurement Agreement between NGCP and SNAP…


JOINT APPLICATION, ORDER & NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: SNAP-BENGUET ASPA
Release Date: 17 MAY 2013

On 14 May 2013, the Energy Regulatory Commission issued the Order and Notice of Public Hearing in ERC Case No. 2013-054 (In The Matter Of The Application For Approval Of The Ancillary Services Procurement Agreement Between The National Grid Corporation Of The Philippines And SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc., With Prayer For The Issuance Of Provisional Authority) setting the Joint Application for hearing on 7 June 2013 at 10:30 a.m.

The Joint Application was filed to seek the Commission’s approval of the Ancillary Services Procurement Agreement between NGCP and…


SNAP GROUP HOLDS DAM CLEAN-UP ON EARTH DAY
Release Date: 6 MAY 2013

A total of 171 volunteers of SN Aboitiz Power Group in Magat, Ambuklao and Bingahydroelectric power plants and neighboring communities teamed up for a clean-up drive of the dams’ vicinities last April 2013. SNAP-Benguet and SNAP-Magat, both joint ventures of SN Power of Norway and AboitizPower, held the clean-updrive on 23 April and 26 April, respectively to commemorate Earth Day, which is originally celebrated every 22 April. Photo (left) shows SNAP-Benguet volunteers supervising the transport of the garbage to the material recovery facility for sorting and SNAP-Magat team members with their collection, w…


SNAP-BENGUET TURNS OVER NATIONAL WEALTH TAX TO HOST COMMUNITIES
Release Date: 4 APRIL 2013

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet handed over national wealth tax payments to the province of Benguet in a simple ceremony held yesterday, April 3, at the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Hall of the provincial capitol in La Trinidad, Benguet.

SNAP-Benguet’s Chief Finance Officer Eleanor Blomdahl and Vice President for Corporate Services, Attorney Michael Hosillos, handed over the checks – Php7,706,582.43 for the host communities of the Binga Hydroelectric Power Plant in Itogon, and Php 7,274,942.47 for host communities of the Ambuklao Hydroelectric Power Plant in Bokod – to Governor Nestor B….


TURNING AGRO-WASTE INTO USE: SNAP PROVIDES CHARCOAL BRIQUETTE TRAINING FOR BENGUET COMMUNITIES
Release date: 2 APRIL 2013

Participants show off their charcoaled materials.

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc. continues to provide potential livelihood and added income opportunities for its employees and community members through a series of training seminar…


SN ABOITIZ POWER SIGNS MOAs WITH PROVINCE OF IFUGAO
Release Date: March 6, 2013

SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. solidifies its support for the province of Ifugao through its Corporate Social Responsibility Program with the signing of several memoranda of agreement covering various projects. SNAP-Magat President and CEO Emmanuel Rubio and Ifugao Governor Eugene Balitang signed seven memoranda of agreement at a ceremony last February 26 at the Carlos Salazar Viewdeck in Ramon, Isabela.
The projects were proposed by the local government units of Ifugao and approved by SNAP-Magat. These will receive funding from the company’s CSR fund and will be implemented by the LGU with moni…


NUEVA VISCAYA TOWN GETS BOOST FROM SNAP-MAGAT CSR PROGRAM
Release date: March 1, 2013

SNAP-Magat Community Relations Supervisor Veronica Adsuara and SNAP-Magat IT Officer Jerry Baniqued (left) hand over a computer set to Dominick Bandao, barangay captain of Butao in Diadi, Nueva Viscaya as part of the hydropower firm’s CSR support of local government projects. About 180 students and barangay officials…


SNAP PROVIDES P3,000 CASH CONNECTION SUBSIDY TO 207 BINGA HOUSEHOLDS
Release Date: February 15, 2013

Some 207 households around the Binga hydroelectric power plant
received PhP3,000 each as cash subsidy from SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc. to help them buy electrical materials needed to connect their homes to the newly completed distribution lines of BENECO.

The latest subsidy was announced by Atty, Mike Hosillos, Vice President of SNAP-Benguet during a community meeting held at the Marian Village, in Sitio Binga last 12 February 2013, as part of the ongoing SNAP-BENECO electrification project for sitios around the Binga plant.

“We know that in a typical appli…


MEDICAL MISSION IN CABATUAN, ISABELA HELD
Release Date: January 21, 2013

A medical mission was held at the People’s Hall at Cabatuan, Isabela on 15 January 2013 benefiting residents of 22 barangays of the town. It was sponsored by the Medical and Surgical Mission of Texas (MSMT), SN Aboitiz Power-Magat Inc. (SNAP-Magat), the provincial government headed by Governor Faustino Dy III and Vice Governor Rodito Albano, and the municipal government led by Cabatuan Mayor Cid Dayrit. SNAP-Magat donated PhP121,300 worth of medicines specifically for about 2,500 senior citizens as part of an earlier project with the Cabatuan LGU. Signing the certificate of donation are Cabatuan Mayor …


IFUGAO FARMERS & WOMEN GET PROJECT SUPPORT FROM SNAP-MAGAT
Release date: January 17, 2013

Ifugao Governor Eugene Balitang (front, 2nd from left) receives the check for project beneficiaries from SNAP-Magat Plant Manager WiIly Ferrer during a turnover ceremony attended by Ifugao government officials and members of farmers’ and women’s organizations.

Seven farmers’ and women’s organ…


SNAP-BENGUET TURNS OVER REAL PROPERTY TAXES
Release Date: 28 December 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet President and CEO Emmanuel V. Rubio hands over the ceremonial check to Governor Nestor B. Fongwan, witnessed by representatives of SNAP-Benguet and the members of the municipal government of Itogon.

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet handed over the real property tax payments to the province of Benguet for its Ambuklao and Binga Hydroelectric Power Plants in a ceremony held last December 20 at the Palispis Hall of the provincial capitol in La Trinidad, Benguet.

SNAP-Benguet President and CEO Emmanuel V. Rubio handed over the checks – Php22,212,552.80 for the municipality of Itog…


SNAP-BENGUET GIFT GIVING IN HOST SCHOOLS
Release Date: December 20, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc. (SNAP-Benguet) held its annual gift-giving activity recently, distributing school packs in seven host schools last December 10 to 12.

One hundred forty five (145) pupils from Ambuklao Elementary School in Bokod, 29 pupils from Adonot Elementary School, 130 from Bangao Elementary School, and 54 from Bangen Elementary school received a ba…


SNAP-BENGUET POWER PLANTS WIN HEALTH & SAFETY AWARDS FROM DOLE
Release Date: December 14, 2012

Isabela Governor Faustino Dy III and Ramon town Mayor WilfredoTabag led the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the inauguration of the new municipal hall of Ramon last October 26, 2012. They were joined by Atty. Michael C. Hosillos, Vice-President for Corporate Services of SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. (SNAP-Magat); Virginia Sevilla, manager of Land Bank, Santiago City; and Jouni Eerikainen of the International Finance Corporation.

The construction of the new town hall was financed through a loan from Land Bank of the Philippines, and SNAP-Magat, which donated air-conditioning units and …


SNAP-MAGAT POWER PLANTS WIN HEALTH & SAFETY AWARDS FROM DOLE
Release Date: December 14, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. (SNAP-Magat) President & CEO Emmanuel Rubio (front row, 2nd from left) and Asst. Vice President & Plant Manager Wilhelmino Ferrer (front row, 3rd from left) receive the DOLE Secretary’s Award of Distinction in the 8th Gawad Kaligtasan at Kalusugan on 5 December 2012. The 360-MW Magat Hydroelectric Power Plan…

SNAP GETS INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY CERTIFICATIONS
Release Date: December 9, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) Group’s Magat and Ambuklao hydroelectric power plants received formally their environmental and safety certifications, respectively, following successful external audits held earlier this year.

The 360-megawatt Magat Hydroelectric Power Plant (HEPP) received for the first time since its operation in 1983 the ISO 14001:2004 Certificate for its establishment and implementation of the environmental management system (EMS) according to the standards of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

Compliance to ISO 14001:2004 means ensuring that the oper…


SNAP-BENGUET BOOSTS ENTERPRISE DEV’T OF BINGA COOPERATIVE
Release Date: November 29, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc. (SNAP-Benguet) and officers of the Binga Employees’ Multi-Purpose Cooperative (BEMP) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for a soft loan of PhP2.2 million to boost the enterprise development capability of the cooperative.

The loan was part of SNAP-Benguet’s Corporate Social Responsibility program which promotes livelihood and enterprise development projects in its host communities. The check was turned over to the group in October by Assistant Vice President for HR and Administration, Hernando Zamora, and witnessed by representatives of both par…


BENGUET AWARDS SNAP FOR TAX CONTRIBUTIONS
Release Date: 27 November 2012

Benguet Governor Nestor Fongwan (2nd from left) hands over the special award for highest taxpayer to Vice President for Corporate Services Mike Hosillos of SN Aboitiz Power during the Adivary 2012 ceremony on 22 November at la Trinidad, Also present were(from left) Vice Governor Crescencio Pacalso, SNAP Assistant Vice President (AVP) Belinda Dugan, AVP & Plant


RAMON, ISABELA MUNICIPAL HALL INAUGURATED
Release Date: November 7, 2012

Isabela Governor Faustino Dy III and Ramon town Mayor WilfredoTabag led the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the inauguration of the new municipal hall of Ramon last October 26, 2012. They were joined by Atty. Michael C. Hosillos, Vice-President for Corporate Services of SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. (SNAP-Magat); Virginia Sevilla, manager of Land Bank, Santiago City; and Jouni Eerikainen of the International Finance Corporation.

The construction of the new town hall was financed through a loan from Land Bank of the Philippines, and SNAP-Magat, which donated air-conditioning units and office furniture throu…


SNAP-SUPPORTED ECO-TOURISM PROGRAMS IN BENGUET WIN AWARDS Release Date: 12 October 2012

Itogon Mayor Oscar Camantiles (front row, 3rd from left) and former Senator Nikki Coseteng (center) are joined by the contingent from the LGUs of Itogon and Bokodas they receive top awards from the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines.

The Municipality of Itogon, Benguet’s Annual Mt. Ugo Summer Climb reaped nu…


SN ABOITIZ POWER-MAGAT INKS POWER SUPPLY AGREEMENTS
Release Date: October 11, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. signed a Power Supply Agreement (PSA) with three repeat customers, Ifugao Electric Cooperative, Inc., Isabela II Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Quirino Electric Cooperative, Inc. last October 9 in Makati City.

These PSAs are a continuation of three-year contracts signed in 2009, and will be effective on 26 December 2012 until 25 December 2017. Terms include time-of-use rates and an approximate total supply of 30 MW of capacity from Magat Hydroelectric Power Plant to the three electric cooperatives overfive years. The PSAs are still subject to approval of the Ene…


SNAP-BENGUET MEDICAL OUTREACH PROGRAM
Release Date: 05 October 2012

Volunteers from Baguio Lodge 67 and 344 with SN Aboitiz Power consultant Romulo Montoyaat the Medical-Dental Mission in Barangay Tinongdan, Itogon, Benguet.

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet (SNAP-Benguet) supported a medical outreach program conductedby the Baguio Masonic Fraternal Association last September 29 in its host municipality of Itogon, Benguet.Around 311residents …


SNAP-MAGAT MEDICAL MISSION IN RAMON
Release Date: October 1, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Magat (SNAP-Magat) recently conducted a medical mission in its host municipality of Ramon, Isabela in collaboration with the municipal government of Ramon and the Department of Education.

The medical mission was led by Municipal Administrator Arthur Bartolome, SNAP-Magat operations manager Ed Bundalian, and principals of the various public elementary and high schools in the municipality.

Around 190 schoolchildren received medical attention during the event. Some common cases diagnosed during the activity were respiratory problems, skin diseases, acute gastroenteritis, and tonsillitis. I…


JOINT APPLICATION, ORDER & NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: SNAP-BENGUET ASPA
Release date: February 20, 2014

On February 11, 2014, the Energy Regulatory Commission promulgated the Order and Notice of Public Hearing in ERC Case No. 2013-214 RC






LGU, SNAP-MAGAT HOLD VISCAYA VALENTINE’S DAY MEDICAL MISSION
Release date: 19 FEBRUARY 2014

Hundreds of Viscayanos flocked to the annual medical and dental mission held jointly on Valentine’s Day by the municipal government of Diadi, Nueva Viscaya and SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc.






SNAP GIVES BACK TO HOST SCHOOLS
Release date: 14 JANUARY 2014

SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) reaffirmed its commitment to corporate social responsibility with its annual gift-giving program in its host communities in Isabela, Ifugao, and Benguet.






COMPUTER FACILITY BOOSTS IFUGAO SCHOOL
Release date: 23 DECEMBER 2013

SNAboitiz Power-MagatAVP/Plant Manager WilhellminoFerrer (rightmost) and Alfonso Lista Mayor Glen Prudenciano (2nd from right) led the turnover ceremony for four units of desk top computers, a printer and an LCD projector to Pinto Elementary School donated under the company’s CSR program..






SNAP-MAGAT SUPPORTS IFUGAO’S HEALTH AND NUTRITION PROGRAM
Release date: 27 NOVEMBER 2013

SNAP President & CEO Emmanuel Rubio (right) hands over to Ifugao Governor Denis Habawel the key to the Handog Kalusugan pick-up, which is part of the company’s support to the province’s health program.






SNAP GROUP JOINS TYPHOON YOLANDA RELIEF
Release date: 15 NOVEMBER 2013

SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) Group heeded the call for assistance to families heavily affected by super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) by providing cash donation and food supplies to the relief efforts.






NUEVA VISCAYA LGUS AND SNAP PARTNER FOR MEDICAL MISSION
Release date: 28 OCTOBER 2013

Volunteer doctors, nurses and health workers attend to senior citizens at the People’s Gymnasium, Municipal Hall Compound in Dupax del Norte, Nueva Viscaya during a medical and dental mission held on October 29, 2013.






IFUGAO HOST COMMUNITIES RECEIVE TAX SHARE FROM SNAP-MAGAT
Release date: 28 OCTOBER 2013

LAGAWE, Ifugao -Host communities of SNAboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. (SNAP-Magat) received their share of the national wealth and real property taxes earlier this month.






THE NEW BINGA HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT GOES ON-LINE
Release date: 22 OCTOBER 2013

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet (SNAP-Benguet)marked the successful rehabilitation of the Binga Hydroelectric Power PlantBinga HEPP) with an inauguration and ceremonial switch-on last Thursday, October 17.






REHABILITATED BINGA HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT GETS GO SIGNAL FROM ERC
Release date: 2 SEPTEMBER 2013

MANILA, SEPTEMBER 2, 2013 – SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet (SNAP-Benguet) received a Certificate of Compliance (COC) from the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) Monday, September 2, marking a 25-megawatt increase of renewable energy supplied to Luzon.






BINGA IP GROUP OPERATES BARANGAY FOOD TERMINAL
Release date: 6 AUGUST 2013

Barangay Food Terminal under IP Management. Barangay Tinongdan, Itogon in Benguetturned over the operation of the barangay food terminal (BFT) to the Tinongdan Indigenous Peoples’ Organization (TINPO) in late July.






SNAP GROUP REVISITS PAST FIVE YEARS OF CSR AND SHARES FUTURE PLANS
Release date: 31 JULY 2013

SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) Group held a series of stakeholders’ forums in its host provinces of Benguet, Isabela, Nueva Viscaya, and Ifugao last July 22 to 25.






SNAP SPONSORS AUTOMATED WEATHER STATIONS FOR MAGAT COMMUNITIES
Release date: 30 JULY 2013

In a bid to support local disaster planning and response, SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. (SNAP-Magat) recently acquired two units of automated weather stations (AWS) capable of generating localized weather data.






SNAP GROUP CELEBRATES ENVIRONMENT MONTH
Release date: 28 JUNE 2013

Employees of SN Aboitiz Power Group observed World Environment Day and Arbor Day by conducting a series of tree-planting activities in host communities in Benguet and Isabela this June.






SNAP GROUP HOLDS BRIGADA ESKWELA FOR SIX SCHOOLS
Release date: 28 JUNE 2013

Volunteers from SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) Group marked the last days of May meaningfully by joining DepEd’s 2013 National School Maintenance Week program or “BrigadaEskwela.”






BENGUET PROVINCE RECEIVES CSR FUND FROM SN ABOITIZ
Release Date: 3 JUNE 2013

Turnover of CSR Funds. BenguetProvincial Treasurer Ms. Imelda Macanes (third from left) receives a check from Dr. Val Galpo, Support Services Manager of SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc. for community funds worth PHP 4 million.






JOINT APPLICATION, ORDER & NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: SNAP-MAGAT ASPA
Release Date: 17 MAY 2013



JOINT APPLICATION, ORDER & NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: SNAP-BENGUET ASPA
Release Date: 17 MAY 2013



SNAP GROUP HOLDS DAM CLEAN-UP ON EARTH DAY
Release Date: 6 MAY 2013

A total of 171 volunteers of SN Aboitiz Power Group in Magat, Ambuklao and Bingahydroelectric power plants and neighboring communities teamed up for a clean-up drive of the dams’ vicinities last April 2013. …






SNAP-BENGUET TURNS OVER NATIONAL WEALTH TAX TO HOST COMMUNITIES
Release Date: 4 APRIL 2013

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet handed over national wealth tax payments to the province of Benguet in a simple ceremony held yesterday, April 3, at the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Hall…






TURNING AGRO-WASTE INTO USE: SNAP PROVIDES CHARCOAL BRIQUETTE TRAINING FOR BENGUET COMMUNITIES
Release date: 2 APRIL 2013

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc. continues to provide potential livelihood and added income opportunities for its employees and community members through a series of training seminars. The company sponsored a training…






SN ABOITIZ POWER SIGNS MOAs WITH PROVINCE OF IFUGAO
Release Date: March 6, 2013

SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. solidifies its support for the province of Ifugao through its Corporate Social Responsibility Program with the signing of several memoranda…






NUEVA VISCAYA TOWN GETS BOOST FROM SNAP-MAGAT CSR PROGRAM
Release date: March 1, 2013

SNAP-Magat Community Relations Supervisor Veronica Adsuara and SNAP-Magat IT Officer Jerry Baniqued (left) hand over a computer set to Dominick Bandao, barangay captain of Butao in Diadi, Nueva Viscaya…






SNAP PROVIDES P3,000 CASH CONNECTION SUBSIDY TO 207 BINGA HOUSEHOLDS
Release Date: February 15, 2013

Some 207 households around the Binga hydroelectric power plant
received PhP3,000 each as cash subsidy from SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc. to help…






MEDICAL MISSION IN CABATUAN, ISABELA HELD
Release Date: January 21, 2013

A medical mission was held at the People’s Hall at Cabatuan, Isabela on 15 January 2013 benefiting residents of 22 barangays of the town…






IFUGAO FARMERS & WOMEN GET PROJECT SUPPORT FROM SNAP-MAGAT
Release date: January 17, 2013

Seven farmers’ and women’s organizations in various municipalities of Ifugao Province received project funding from SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. (SNAP-Magat) for their livelihood and environmental initiatives….






SNAP-BENGUET TURNS OVER REAL PROPERTY TAXES
Release Date: 28 December 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet President and CEO Emmanuel V. Rubio hands over the ceremonial check to Governor Nestor B. Fongwan, witnessed by representatives of SNAP-Benguet….






SNAP-BENGUET GIFT GIVING IN HOST SCHOOLS
Release Date: December 20, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc. (SNAP-Benguet) held its annual gift-giving activity recently, distributing school packs in seven host schools last December 10 to 12….






SNAP-BENGUET POWER PLANTS WIN HEALTH & SAFETY AWARDS FROM DOLE
Release Date: December 14, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc. (SNAP-Benguet President & CEO Emmanuel Rubio (front row, 1st from left) and Asst. Vice President & Plant Manager Renato Rarang…






SNAP-MAGAT POWER PLANTS WIN HEALTH & SAFETY AWARDS FROM DOLE
Release Date: December 14, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. (SNAP-Magat) President & CEO Emmanuel Rubio (front row, 2nd from left) and Asst. Vice President & Plant Manager WilhelminoFerrer (front row, 3rd from left) receive the DOLE Secretary’s Award of Distinction…






SNAP GETS INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY CERTIFICATIONS
Release Date: December 9, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) Group’s Magat and Ambuklao hydroelectric power plants received formally their environmental and safety certifications, respectively, following successful external audits held earlier this year…






SNAP-BENGUET BOOSTS ENTERPRISE DEV’T OF BINGA COOPERATIVE
Release Date: November 29, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc. (SNAP-Benguet) and officers of the Binga Employees’ Multi-Purpose Cooperative (BEMP) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for a soft loan of PhP2.2 million to boost the enterprise development capability of the cooperative…






BENGUET AWARDS SNAP FOR TAX CONTRIBUTIONS
Release Date: 27 November 2012

As the Province of Benguet celebrated its 112th Founding Anniversary, its outstanding government units, and individual and corporate citizens received honors fortheir contributions to the continuing development of the province known as “the rose of the northern mountains.”…






RAMON, ISABELA MUNICIPAL HALL INAUGURATED
Release Date: November 7, 2012

IsabelaGovernor Faustino Dy III and Ramon town MayorWilfredoTabag led the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the inauguration of the new municipal hall of Ramon last October 26, 2012…






SNAP-SUPPORTED ECO-TOURISM PROGRAMS IN BENGUET WIN AWARDS
Release Date: 12 October 2012

The Municipality of Itogon, Benguet’s Annual Mt. Ugo Summer Climb reaped numerous awards during an annual national tourism convention, garnering a place in the Hall of Fame…






SN ABOITIZ POWER-MAGAT INKS POWER SUPPLY AGREEMENTS
Release Date: October 11, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Magat,Inc. signed a Power Supply Agreement (PSA) with three repeat customers, Ifugao Electric Cooperative, Inc., Isabela II Electric Cooperative, Inc.and Quirino Electric Cooperative, Inc. last October 9 in Makati City….






SNAP-BENGUET MEDICAL OUTREACH PROGRAM
Release Date: 05 October 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet (SNAP-Benguet) supported a medical outreach program conductedby the Baguio Masonic Fraternal Association last September 29 in its host municipality of Itogon, Benguet. …






SNAP-MAGAT MEDICAL MISSION IN RAMON
Release Date: 05 October 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Magat (SNAP-Magat) recently conducted a medical mission in its host municipality of Ramon, Isabela in collaboration with the municipal government of Ramon and the Department of Education…






EGG PRODUCTION IN IFUGAO TOWN GETS SUPPORT FROM SN ABOITIZ
Release date: 19 September 2012

The town of Mayoyao in Ifugao is looking at commercial egg production to boost livelihood opportunities, and SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. …






IFUGAO, ISABELA RECEIVES ADDITIONAL REAL PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS FROM SNAP-MAGAT
Release Date: 12 September 2012

The Provinces of Isabela and Ifugao received additional Real Property Tax payments from SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. (SNAP-Magat)…






ERC AWARDS CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE FOR NEW UNIT IN SNAP-BENGUET’S BINGA PLANT
Release Date: September 3, 2012

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) today awarded the Certificate of Compliance (COC) for the new 31.45-megawatt (MW) Unit 1 of SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet’s (SNAP-Benguet) Binga Hydroelectric Power Plant (HEPP)…




SNAP-BENGUET BOOSTS PATROL & RESCUE OPS IN BOKOD
Release Date: July 31, 2012

Mobility is a key element in monitoring illegal activities that harm the environment. Protecting the people whom we call on for rescue operations is necessary to ensure they do their job well…




SNAP REAFFIRMS SUPPORT TO HOST COMMUNITIES
Release Date: July 26, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel V. Rubio reaffirmed the power firm’s support to its host communities in a recently concluded stakeholders’ forum series…


SNAP-BENGUET TURNS OVER PROJECTS TO HOST COMMUNITY
Release Date: July 24, 2012

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet (SNAP-Benguet) turned over completed projects under its Corporate

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