Pagudpud – Firmly establishing Ilocos Norte as the renewable energy capital of the country, the 81-megawatt Pagudpud wind farm, the first and largest investmetn so far of the North Luzon Renewable Energy Corporation opened on Nove. 19 in Brgy. Caparispisan. The wind farms has 27 individual wind turbines occupying a 625 hectare land area.
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Pagudpud – A silent protest by about 15 families afftected by alleged intrusive transmission lines put up by the Ayala-led North Luzon Renewable Energy Corporation marred the November 19 inauguration of the 81-megawatt Pagudpud wind farm. They shouting for help from the governemtn to mediate the possible relocaiton of some NLREC’s towers passing through their
Typhoon “Mario” (Fung Wong) with storm warning signal no. 2 left million of pesos worth of damages in agriculture, infrastructure and forced hundreds of families to flee their homes in the province. Dept. of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas along with Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda, Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas and party arrive in the
Piddig – A town famous for being the site of the famous “Basi Revolt” during the Spanish era has started developing a coffee plantation. The switch from sugarcane, prime ingredient of basi (sugarcane wine), to coffee involves the development of an initial 10-hectare plantation of Arabica coffee in the mountain ranges of this town.