The Zamboanga del Norte Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ZANECO) is a non-stock and non-profit
electric cooperative organized and registered on August 23, 1972, with the National Electrification
Administration (NEA). NEA was created through Presidential Decree 269.
From its original franchise that covered Dapitan City and the Municipalities of Rizal, Sibutad, La Libertad
Piñan, Mutia and Polanco, ZANECO has grown into a mega-large electric cooperative covering 584
barangays in 21 municipalities and two cities throughout the province of Zamboanga del Norte.
And from the pioneering five-person manpower in 1973, ZANECO has now 262-strong workforce
attending to the power needs of member-consumers within the cooperative’s four area offices located
in Dipolog City and the Municipalities of Piñan, Sindangan and Liloy.
After all, ZANECO’s vision is clear:
“By 2030, we will become the leading distribution
utility in Mindanao providing total customer
And we are bound with our mission that:
“To provide quality, innovative and
reasonably-priced electric service in
Zamboanga del Norte