|Provider||:||Negros Oriental Electric Cooperative (NORECO) II|
|Rate||:||Residential at Php 9.7821 per kwh|
|Commercial at Php 10.6286 per kwh plus fix rate of 78.86|
|Coverage||:||28 Barangays with Electric Grid Connection|
|1 Sitio with Off–Grid Connection|
Covering the southern portion of the province, NORECO II supplies electricity to the following areas: Dumaguete City, Tanjay City, Bayawan City, Pamplona, Amlan, San Jose, Sibulan, Valencia, Bacong, Dauin, Zamboanguita, Siaton, Sta. Catalina, and Basay. The coverage area has an estimated 126,165 households in 2000, spread over 272 barangays with a land area of 3,181.25 square kilometers or nearly 59 per cent of the total area of the province. As of 1996, NORECO II was able to energize 194 barangays (71.3 per cent of the potential number) and 50,910 households (44 percent of the potential number).
The Dumaguete–based cooperative gets power from four (4) substations and one (1) hydroelectric plant with a combined capacity of 45.5 MVA. The largest substation with a combined capacity of 30 MVA is located in Pulantubig, Dumaguete City. The other stations are situated in Tanjay, Siaton, Bayawan and Amlan with capacities of 4.2, 5.0, 5.0 and 1.3 MVA respectively. The hydroelectric plant is located in Amlan. Except for the Amlan substation, all three utilize a 13.2 KV primary voltage and a 7.62 secondary voltage. NORECO’s present capacity is expected to increase with the ongoing construction of a 3.75 MVA substation in Kalumboyan, Bayawan City and the proposed construction of a 20 MVAA substation in Dumaguete City.(source: http://agribizoriental.com/power.htm)