SMC Ibabang power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Philippinescoal}}SMC Ibabang power station is a proposed 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Quezon Province, Philippines.

Location

The map below shows Ibabang Polo Barangay in Pagbilao Municipality, the approximate location where the plant would be built. The barangay is already the location of the coal-fired Pagbilao power station, which is currently being expanded.

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Background on Plant

In July 2016, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) received initial clearance to study the construction of a 600 MW coal plant in Barangay Ibabang Polo, Pagbilao, Quezon.[1] The 4 x 150MW coal plant would be subcritical and was scheduled to become operational “no later than 2021.”[2]

In September 2018 SMC announced that it still intended to build the plant,[3] but listings by the Department of Energy show no progress on the project since July 2016.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Central Luzon Premiere Power Corp. (CLPPC)
  • Parent company: San Miguel Corporation
  • Location: Ibabang Polo Barangay, Pagbilao Municipality, Quezon Province, Philippines
  • Coordinates: 13.904, 121.758 (approximate)
  • Status: Pre-permit development
  • Gross Capacity: 600 MW (Units 1-4: 150 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Projected in service: 2021
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Articles and resources

References

  1. "SMC’s 2 coal plants get initial clearance," Manila Standard, July 18, 2016
  2. Riza T. Olchondra, "SMC allots $4.2B for five new power plants," Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 18, 2016
  3. SMC Global cleared to conduct grid impact study for Negros coal plant, Manila Standard, Sep. 25, 2018
  4. 2018 Private Sector initiated power projects in Luzun (indicative) Philippine Department of Energy, 30 Sep., 2018

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