Electric Cooperative Profile

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as of December 2023

For more than four decades, DASURECO has remarkably been doing its share in providing the people in its coverage area the opportunity to hasten their economic advancement. It has powered small-medium business enterprises and growing industries, such as communication networks and service facilities which opened hundreds of thousands of jobs, thus, promoted a modern quality of life in this side of the country.

The Davao del Sur Electric Cooperative, Inc. (DASURECO) was established on June 1, 1975 as the sole power distributor in the provinces of Davao del Sur and Davao Occidental, transforming the slow-paced electric service supplied by a family-owned energy firm called the Rural Electrification Corporation (RECORDA) in 1950s.

Ranked as the 63rd electric cooperative, DASURECO was subsequently incorporated and registered with the National Electrification Administration (NEA) in accordance with the provisions of Presidential Decree No. 269, as amended. The expiry of the Certificate of Franchise issued by NEA will be on the 13th day of September 2048.

Life improves with electricity. It gives people the desire for convenience and innovation. Hence, reaching to a total of 190,529 billed member-consumers as of December 2023 largely composed of residential consumers with 168,558 billed member-consumers or equivalent to 88.47 percent while industrial consumers is comprise only of 1% of the overall number billed consumers.

True to its mission in providing reliable power, DASURECO keeps on acquiring supply contingencies and encompassing tangible technical innovations. 

With the growing number of consumers, DASURECO managed to expand 143.25 kilometers of distribution line structures in its coverage area, may it be in the City, coastal, and upland.

Notwithstanding the stretch of lines up to the farthest barrio, DASURECO still managed to maintain its system loss to a single digit at 9.51%, which is still within the standards set by the ERC.

In May 5, 2023, DASURECO energized its 20MVA Dolo Substation in the municipality of Bansalan in order to supply smoothly the highly industrialized MaBaMa (Matanao, Bansalan, Magsaysay) area

Substation NumberSubstation NameCapacity in MVALocation
1Cogon20Brgy. Cogon, Digos City
2Paligue10Brgy. Paligue, Hagonoy
3Culaman20Culaman, Malita
4Matanao10Km. 71, Matanao
5Astorga10Brgy. Paligue, Hagonoy
6Malalag5Poblacion, Malalag
7Sta. Ana20Brgy. Sta. Ana, Digos City
8Zone II20Zone II, Sta. Cruz
9Dolo20Zone II, Sta. Cruz


 as of October 2023as of Decmber 2023
Billed Consumer189,075189,498
KWh Sold41,417,74341,189,867
Total Operating Revenue4,326,337,205.094.719.984,943.72
Total Assets5,125,985,650.205,107,239,110.34
Average System Loss9.46%9.49%
Average Power Rate per KWh8.828.65
Average System Rate12.6712.49
Collection Efficiency(Current to Current)101.39%99.98%
Collection Efficiency(Average)97.04%96.35%
Average Collection Period3436
Peak Demand87,375.1087,375.10
Expanded Lines72.193 kms90.077 kms

At the height of DASURECO’s responsibility for total electrification considers whopping challenge in attaining excellent service, yet with the collar of reliance from its consumers and firm partnership with the local government, DASURECO continues to grow and be of service to the people of Davao del Sur and Davao Occidental.

Figure 1: Kilowatt-hour Sold as of December 2023
Figure 2: Breakdown of Billed Consumers as of December 2023