Tanauan Solar Power Plant completed in Philippines

Updated: June 04,2024

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The completion ceremony for the Tanauan Solar Power Plant.

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An aerial view of the solar power plant.

The completion ceremony for the Tanauan Solar Power Plant in the Philippines, constructed by POWERCHINA, was held on May 31. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara, undersecretary of the Philippines Department of Energy, Hermilando I. Mandanas, governor of Batangas Province, and Enrique K. Razon Jr, CEO of Prime Infra Co, attended the event.

Guevara offered his congratulations on the timely completion of the project, stating that the commissioning of the Tanauan Solar Power Plant will provide a continuous supply of green electricity to the local area, supporting the Philippines' energy transition and its goal of achieving clean energy development by 2030.

Mandanas praised the project for providing numerous jobs for local residents during its construction, contributing to local economic development. Razon, on behalf of the project company and investors, expressed gratitude to POWERCHINA for its hard work on the plant, noting that the swiftness of the plant's completion demonstrated the exceptional technical strength and work efficiency of POWERCHINA.

The Tanauan Solar Power Plant, located in the southern part of Luzon Island, Philippines, has a total installed capacity of 64 megawatts. It is expected to generate an average annual electricity output of 4.87 million kilowatt-hours, meeting the electricity needs of 42,000 households. The plant is also expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by approximately 50,000 metric tons annually.