Our Plants


CEBU ENERGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (CEDC)

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CEDC developed and owns and operates a 246 MW clean coal-fired power plant located in Toledo City, Cebu. CEDC is a partnership between GBP and Abovant Holdings, Inc.,-  a joint venture of the Aboitiz Power Corporation and the Vivant Energy Corporation. Formosa Heavy Industries Corporation (FHIC) is the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) provider and supervises the operations and maintenance of the plant.CEDC broke ground on the facility in January 2008 and formal construction began in July of that year. The first unit of CEDC was synchronized with the grid in February 2010, with the second and third units becoming synchronized in June 2010 and December 2010, respectively. CEDC declared commercial operations on February 26, 2011.

The CEDC plant provides affordable energy while simultaneously improving the power system reliability of Cebu Island. CEDC utilizes the latest in circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boiler technology and was the first commercial clean-coal facility in the Philippines.

The facility’s key customers are VECO, PEZA-MEZ1, MECO and BOHECO. VECO is a distribution utility associated with the Aboitiz and Garcia Group, which distributes power in Cebu City and other nearby areas. PEZA-MEZ1 is an industrial ecozone located in Mactan, Cebu. MECO is a distribution utility distributing power in Mactan, Cebu while BOHECO is a franchised electric utility.

PANAY ENERGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (PEDC)

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PEDC developed and owns and operates a 167.4 MW clean coal-fired power plant located in Iloilo City, Panay. The PEDC facility is one of the largest power plant investment in Panay Island and was incorporated on February 27, 2009. PEDC utilizes the latest in CFB boiler technology, and has a design identical to the CEDC plant.Like CEDC, PEDC entered into EPC contracts with FHIC, where FHIC designed the facility, provided the machinery, equipment and supplies for the facility, and served as project manager and technical supervisor for the implementation and installation of such equipment.

 

PEDC broke ground on the facility in September 2008. The first unit of PEDC was synchronized with the Visayas grid in November 2010 and the second in March 2011. PEDC commenced commercial operations on March 26, 2011.

The facility’s key customers are PECO, AKELCO and ILECO 2. PECO is one of the largest power distribution utilities in the Philippines located in Iloilo City.

TOLEDO POWER COMPANY (TPC)

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GBP, through its wholly owned subsidiaries ARB Power Ventures, Inc. (APVI) and GCLDC, own 100% of TPC. TPC owns and operates a 63 MW coal fuel power station – Sangi plant, and a 40 MW fuel oil power station – Carmen plant with both facilities located in Toledo City, Cebu. GBP, formerly Mirant Toledo Holdings Corporation, acquired TPC in 2002 before it became a joint venture between Mirant (Philippines), GBH and FMIC.TPC’s key customers are CEBECO 3 and its main industrial customer, Carmen Copper, which, combined, off-take all of TPC’s total capacity. TPC and CEBECO.

 SONY DSCTPC recently switched on its 83.7MW coal-fired power plant (TPC1A) in Toledo City.

PANAY POWER CORPORATION (PPC)

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PPC owns and operates four fuel oil power plants. In Iloilo City, it has a 72 MW plant, Iloilo 1, and a 20 MW plant, Iloilo 2. In Aklan, it has a 7.5 MW plant, PPC Nabas, and a 5 MW plant, PPC New Washington. GBP acquired PPC and the Iloilo 1 plant when it was formed as a joint venture between Mirant (Philippines) and GBH. Under Mirant Global Corporation, the Iloilo Plant 2, Nabas and New Washington Plants were built in 2004.The Iloilo 1 plant is a six-unit facility with a rated capacity of 72 MW and net capacity of 69 MW. Originally used to provide baseload, intermediate and peak power requirements of PECO, it is now primarily used to provide peak power and has reduced its power generation accordingly.

The Iloilo 2 plant is a four-unit facility with a rated capacity of 20 MW and net capacity of 18 MW which utilizes four 5 MW generators.

The Nabas plant is a three-unit facility with a rated capacity of 7.5 MW and net capacity of 5.5 MW. Power is transmitted to the Cebu Negros Panay grid via a 69kV transmission line from the plant switch-yard to the Caticlan substation.
The New Washington plant is a single-unit facility with a rated capacity of 5 MW and net capacity of 4.5 MW. The New Washington plant is on its eighth year of commercial operations.

PPC’s key customers are PECO, NGCP, AKELCO and ILECO 1. PPC primarily generates peaking power to supply these customers with additional energy during maximum usage periods.

GBH POWER RESOURCES, INC. (GPRI)

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GPRI, a wholly owned subsidiary of GBP, owns and operates the 7.5 MW power generation facility in Pinalamayan, Oriental Mindoro which is not presently connected to either the Luzon, Mindanao or the Visayas Grids operated by NPC. GBP acquired GPRI in 2003 when it was formed as a joint venture between Mirant (Philippines) and GBH.The GPRI plant is a two-unit facility with a rated capacity of 7.5 MW and net capacity of 6.8 MW. The GPRI plant is an embedded generator of ORMECO and is connected directly to ORMECO.