Articles/Posts filed in 'Power Plants in the Philippines'

The 600 MW Masinloc Coal-Fired Thermal Power Plant

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Masinloc Coal-Fired Thermal Power Plant is composed of 2 x 300 MW generating units (Masinloc Coal 1 and 2) and was commissioned in 1998. It is located along the shoreline of Masinloc in Zambales Province.

The 1,216 MW Sual Coal-Fired Thermal Power Plant

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The Sual Coal-Fired Thermal Power Plant in Sual, Pangasinan, Philippines, has an installed capacity of 1,216 MW. It is composed of two (2) generating units with a gross capacity of 618 MW each, making Sual to have the largest generating unit in the Philippines. (NOTE: Santa Rita Combined Cycle Power Station in Batangas is the […]

The 140 MW Casecnan Hydroelectric Power Plant

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The 140 MW Casecnan Hydroelectric Power Plant is part of the Casecnan Multi-purpose Project, a combined irrigation and hydroelectric power project by the National Irrigation Administration (NIA).

25.6 MW FCVC Diesel Power Plant

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The 32 MW First Cabanatuan Ventures Corp. (FCVC) Diesel Power Plant located in Cabanatuan City Neva Ecija, Philippines.

Electric Power Plants in the Philippines

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Power Plants in the Philippines can be categorized according to its nature of ownership and operation. It could be;

The 100 MW Pantabangan Hydroelectric Power Plant

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The 100 MW Pantabangan Hydro electric Power Plant is composed of 2 x 50 MW turbine-generating units. The plant harnesses the potential energy of the stored water inside the Pantabangan Reservoir, the largest water reservoir in the Philippines in terms of storage capacity, and converted it into electricity.

Coal-Fired Power Plants in the Philippines

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Although Philippines has a lot of indigenous and clean energy resources, the country is still reliant on “high CO2-emitting” coal-fueled power plants as a source of electricity;

The 600 MW Calaca (Batangas) Coal Fired Power Plant

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The Batangas Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant (or also called, Calaca Power Plant) is a 600 MW plant composed of 2 x 300 MW generating units. The first unit was constructed in Sep. 1981 - Sep. 1984 and commissioned in Sep. 1984.

Magat A and B Minihydro Plants in Ramon, Isabela

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The Complex is composed of;

Geothermal Power Plants in the Philippines

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Magat Hydro Electric Power Plant

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Limay, Bataan Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Stations

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The Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant in Limay, Bataan was constructed under a turnkey Design and Build Contract, a Build-Transfer-Operated (BTO) Scheme, between NPC and the consortium of ABB/Marubeni Corporation/Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd.

Hydroelectric Power Plants in the Philippines

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There are many hydro electric power plants in the Philippines dispersedly located in the various areas in the countrysides of Luzon Visayas and Mindanao. Almost all of the large hydro electric plants, which ranged from over 50 MW, are connected to the main transmission grid, while most of small (10 MW to 50 MW) and […]

The 6MW Baligatan Hydroelectric Power Plant in Ramon, Isabela

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Just for us to be more knowledgeable about our industry, I`ll give some general information about the existing and decommissioned power plants in the Philippines. Some of them might not be as big as a hundred of Megawatt Plant, but still, it is interesting to know. Let’s start with the Baligatan Hydro Plant in Isabela.

The Very First Electric Power Generating Plant in the Philippines

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This is an erratum to my previous article about what really is the first and oldest power plant in the Philippines. Though it’s correct that those mentioned plants are indeed the first and oldest hydro plants in the Philippines, the real first electric generating plant in the country was the Central Power Plant on Calle […]

First and Oldest (Hydroelectric) Power Plants in the Philippines

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ERRATUM Here…..
There is a very little, if not none, documents that will verify what power plant is the very first in the Philippines. However, based on the author’s personal visit to some of the plants, and some research and conversation with some reliable individuals from the industry, he compiled some of the oldest power […]