Sibuguey power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Sibuguey power station was a proposed 100-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Zamboanga Sibugay Province, the Philippines.


The undated satellite photo below shows the location of Malangas Municipality, the location of PNOC's coal mines in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay (along with adjacent Diplahan and Imelda municipalities). The proposed coal plant would be located adjacent to these mines.

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Background on Plant

Sibuguey power station is a 100-MW mine-to-mouth coal-fired power station proposed by Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC) in Zamboanga Sibugay. The plant would cost $200 million. Initial steps towards permitting were taken in 2011. PNOC announced the project in January 2012; the plant would be powered by coal from PNOC's nearby Malangas coal mines, which are also currently under development, expected to be in full production by 2015.[1][2][3]

In August 2012, PNOC received an 18-year extension to its contract to mine coal at Malangas; the company stated at that time that it planned to build the coal plant by 2015.[4] Since then, no additional information on the project is available, and it appears to be abandoned.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC)
  • Location: Malangas Municipality (or nearby), Zamboanga Sibugay Province, Philippines
  • Coordinates: 7.616, 123 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: 100 MW
  • Type:
  • Projected in service:
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  • Coal Source: Malangas coal mines, Zamboanga Sibugay
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Amy Remo. PNOC-EC to put up 2 power plants. Philippine Daily Inquirer, 2 Jan. 2012.
  2. Coal Operating Contract No. 41 - Malangas Project Operations, PNOC Exploration Corporation website, accessed March 2015.
  3. Private Sector Initiated Power Projects (Mindanao), Philippines Department of Energy, Sept. 2014.
  4. Neil Jerome Morales. PNOC-EC gets extension for Mindanao coal project. Philippine Star, 9 Aug. 2012.

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