Leyte power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Leyte power station is a proposed coal-fired power plant in Leyte province, Philippines.


The map below shows the location of Leyte, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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Background on Plant

In April 2015 Global Business Power Corp. (GBPC) announced plans for a coal-fired power station in the province of Leyte, and another in the province of Bohol, both in the Philippines. The company said it was still determining the capacity of the proposed power stations. The projects would be completed within five years after approval.[1]

As of May 2019 there had been no further announcements about this project, and it appears to be cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Global Business Power Corp. (GBPC)
  • Parent company: Beacon PowerGen Holdings (56%), JG Summit Holdings (30%), MERALCO (14%)
  • Location: Leyte province, Eastern Visayas region, Philippines
  • Coordinates: 11, 124.85 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
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Articles and resources


  1. Michelle L. Palaubsanon, " Firm eyes power plants in Bohol, Leyte," The Freeman, April 9, 2015

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