New Architects say scholarship kept them going

Three scholars of a power utility company passed the recent Architect Licensure Examination last June 2023. Out of the 4,784 exam takers, only 2,924 passed including Davao Light and Power Co., Inc. and Aboitiz Foundation Inc. scholars Raymund Naungayan, Jonas Meneses, and Paulo Gallardo. 

They graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Architecture at the University of Mindanao. After graduating from their five-year course, they underwent two years of apprenticeship before they took the Architect Licensure Examination. They all passed as first-time takers. 

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Davao Light, Davao City LGU aim a wire-free city in 2029

The Kadayawan Festival is the most anticipated event in Davao City. Both locals and tourists flock to the streets to witness the colorful floral float parade and street dance performances featuring the 11 ethnolinguistic tribes of Davao City. These activities start from Roxas Avenue going to C.M. Recto, Bonifacio Street, Pelayo Street, and end at San Pedro Street.

When you have time to look up from the colorful floats and dance performances, you may notice that overhead power lines and cables along C.M. Recto Avenue, San Pedro Street, and San Pedro Square, are gone, giving you a clear view of the sky. This is because the local government of Davao City has mandated the transfer of electric power and telecommunications wires and cables from overhead to underground.

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Davao Light implements a refund of pass-through charges

Residential customers of Davao Light and Power Co., Inc. will be issued a one-time refund of P3.3759 per kWh for the bill they will receive from August 11 to September 10 due to over-recoveries of pass-through charges from January to June 2023. A residential customer who consumes 200 kWh can receive a refund of P675 for this billing cycle.

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