CUC has 54 contracts worth $149.3M


The aggregate amount for all 54 project contracts with the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. as of last June is approximately $149,329,642, according to CUC executive director Gary P. Camacho.

In documents filed before the U.S. District Court for the NMI, Camacho disclosed that in June 2018, 54 contracts were monitored wherein 49 are active projects while five are in-processing as new contracts or as change orders to current contracts.

CUC’s water-wastewater division has 21 contracts, which is the highest number among the divisions.

Camacho said the 21 contracts are worth approximately $7.3 million.

CUC’s power generation has 12 contracts, but according to Camacho, it has the highest amount with a sum of about $135 million.

Camacho said there are 17 contracts funded by grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Insular Affairs, and others.

He said 37 contracts are funded by CUC.

Camacho said the contracts funded by grants represent 8.2 percent of the grand total amount.

Ferdie De La Torre | Reporter
Ferdie Ponce de la Torre is a senior reporter of Saipan Tribune. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and has covered all news beats in the CNMI. He is a recipient of the CNMI Supreme Court Justice Award. Contact him at

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