Electric power is supplied by the Oriental Mindoro Electric Cooperative (ORMECO), a privately run cooperative under the supervision of the National Electrification Administration. ORMECO has a dependable capacity of 29.7 megawatts (MW). A land-based 7.5 MW Power Plant of the Global Business Holdings operates in Barangay Papandayan which serves as power source. The establishment of the said inland power plant augments the power supply in the 37 Barangays of Pinamalayan and other neighboring municipalities. Pinamalayan has a total of 15,234 household connections as of December 31, 2012.

 

Households Served and Un-served by Electricity, Year 2013

 

Number of Households

Percentage %

Rural

Urban

Rural

Urban

Served

10,655

4,579

97%

97%

Unserved

299

129

3%

3%

Total

10,954

4,728

100%

100%

Source: ORMECO

       

 

Number of Connections by Type of Users and Average Consumption (KWH/Mo.), Year 2013

Type of Connection

Number of Connections

Ave. Consumption (KWH/mo.)

Domestic / Residential

13,019

729,522.40

Industrial

11

107,856.00

Commercial

1,186

322,439.10

Public Bldg.

305

137,502.20

Streetlights (Public)

30

8,598.00

Others

   

Total

14,551

1,305,917.70

Source: ORMECO

   

 

Projected Power Requirements by Type of Connections (KWH)

Connection/User

Projected Power Requirement

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

1. Domestic / Resd'l.

9,946,692

10,597,240

11,238,817

11,891,531

12,539,865

2. Industrial

1,495,892

1,638,235

1,778,743

1,919,320

2,066,011

3. Commercial

4,284,506

4,442,011

4,597,064

4,749,781

4,907,573

4. Institutional / F.B.

1,431,389

1,581,679

1,742,546

1,913,991

2,102,304

5. Agricultural

-

-

-

-

-

6. Streetlights (Public)

186,655

196,630

206,495

216,138

226,231

Total

17,345,134

18,455,774

19,563,665

20,668,762

21,841,984

Source: ORMECO

         

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