The Palawan Electric Cooperative, Inc. (PALECO) is a non-stock, non-profit electric cooperative organized and existing under and by virtue of the provisions of P.D. 269 as amended by P.D. 1645 on January 25, 1974; it was registered with the National Electrification Administration (NEA) and was granted a fifty-year (50) franchise to operate and supply electric power services to its member-consumers in its area coverage, namely the City/Municipalities of Puerto Princesa City, Narra, Aborlan, Quezon, Brooke's Point, Balabac, Rizal, Roxas, Taytay, El Nido, Araceli, Dumaran, Cuyo, Magsaysay, Bataraza, San Vicente, Cagayancillo, Agutaya and Espanola, all in the Province of Palawan. Table 1 shows the distance of PALECO main office to different municipal area coverage and the issuance date of its franchise





Puerto Princesa City August 8, 1979 2.5  
Aborlan August 8, 1979 62  
Narra August 8, 1979 93  
Espanola   170  
Brookes Point December 8, 1982    
Bataraza August 7, 1996 227  
Quezon August 10, 1989 157  
Rizal August 7, 1996 207  
Balabac Island June 9, 1995   147
Roxas July 11, 1991 145  
San Vicente August 7, 1996 166  
Taytay July 11, 1991 217  
El Nido June 9, 1995 267  
Dumaran Island *January 27, 2000 169 91
Araceli Island June 9, 1995   108
Agutaya Island *January 27, 2000   183
Cuyo Island December 8, 1982   156
Magsaysay Island December 8, 1982   170
Cagayancillo Island *January 27, 2000   178
On August 01, 2006, PALECO opted to permanently register with the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) under CDA Registration Number QC-1616-3012. Its By-Laws and Articles of Cooperation were ratified by the General Assembly on March 10, 2007 conforming to the provisions of the Cooperative Code of the Philippines otherwise known as RA 6938. The said By-Laws and Articles of Cooperation were unanimously confirmed by the member-consumers through district assemblies conducted by PALECO. PALECO was re-registered with the CDA on March 17, 2010 under CDA Registration No. CIN-0102040234, which is in compliance with the provisions of RA 9520 otherwise known as the Philippine Cooperative Code of 2008. In the Amended Articles of Cooperation, PALECO is to exist for a term of fifty (50) years from and after the date of registration with the CDA. Since its registration with CDA until present, PALECO has been issued with a Certificate of Good Standing by the CDA for being compliant with all the requirements under CDA rules and regulations.

Through this new set-up, PALECO has focused to distribute, promote and encourage the fullest use of electricity within its franchise area. Its vision is to be globally competitive and member-customer-owner-focused electric cooperative. To realize the said goal, PALECO formulated its mission which serves as the centerpiece of our existence, that is, "To provide efficient, quality and reliable electric service consistent with mandated standards.".
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