3 months 455-MW coal plant to finish by mid-sept Manilatimes
SAN Buenaventura Power Ltd. Co. (SBPL) is hoping to operate the 455-megawatt (MW) supercritical coal-fired power plant — touted as the first supercritical coal facility in the Philippines — in Mauban, Quezon by mid-September. “I think the good news to help ease the tightness in power supply… we are still very much on COD [commercial operation date] target of September 15 or sooner for the San Buenaventura Power which is located in Mauban, Quezon,” Meralco PowerGen Corp. President Rogelio Singson said during Manila Electric Co.’s (Meralco) press briefing on Monday. “We are still hopeful that we can commission this sooner ... more