BOKOD, Benguet – SN Aboitiz Power Group received 12 awards in the recently concluded 13th Energy Safety, Health and Environment Conference on December 6, 2017 at UP-BGC. Magat hydro was again presented with the Corporate Safety Milestone Award while both Ambuklao and Binga hydros qualified for the Hall of Famer – 2017 SHAPES Corporate Safety and Health Excellence Award.
SNAP Safety Team members Hollis Fernandez, Clifford Dailay and Jessie Palma, Rachelle Anne Severo of SNAP-Benguet and Eliseo Ingles, Cesar Vicente and Cheryl Ragsac of SNAP-Magat were given recognition as 2017 SHAPES Outstanding Safety and Health Professionals.
Maris South Canal 1 hydro, the first greenfield project of SNAP, and the Alimit Hydropower Complex project were also awardees of the Corporate Safety Milestone Award for accumulating at least 1 million man-hours without lost time accident (LTA). Maris hydro has just completed its construction and commissioning while Alimit is still in the permitting stage but was recognized for the safe conduct of activities associated with its feasibility study.
The conference was organized by Safety and Health Association of the Philippine Energy Sector, Inc. (SHAPES) in coordination with the Department of Energy to celebrate the National Energy Consciousness Month, promote effective HSE programs and provide recognition to the best HSE practices in the energy sector.
SNAP Group is a joint venture between SN Power and Aboitiz Power. It owns and operates the Magat hydro that has a nameplate capacity of 360 MW with maximum output of 380 MW, and is located on the border of Isabela and Ifugao. SNAP also owns and operates the 105-MW Ambuklao hydro and the 140-MW Binga hydro in the province of Benguet.
By Kristina Vargas