43906-014: VISAYAS BASE-LOAD POWER PROJECT

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The Project involves construction and operation of a 200- megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Naga City, Cebu, in the Visayas region. The plant is needed to address the power shortage in the region, and will adopt a more environment-friendly technology by using circulating fluidized bed (CFB) combustion boilers. It will provide base-load power to the grid. CFB is the next best solution to using pulverized coal technology. Supercritical technology cannot be used for a 200 MW plant. Read More

Country Philippines
Borrower/Equity Investment Name KEPCO SPC POWER CORPORATION
Project Number 43906-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7303
Approval Date 11 Dec 2009
Closing Date 31 Dec 2013
Geographical Location Colon, City of Naga (20km from Cebu City), Province of Cebu
Sector Energy
Subsector Conventional energy generation
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

 

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