Hydro capacity accounted for 16.3% of total power plant installations globally in 2022, according to GlobalData, with total recorded hydro capacity of 1,387GW. This is expected to contribute 11.7% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 1,557GW. Of the total global hydro capacity, 0.27% is in the Philippines. Listed below are the five largest active hydro power plants by capacity in the Philippines, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global hydro power segment. Buy the latest hydro power plant profiles here.

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1. Kalayaan

The Kalayaan is a 736MW hydro power project located in Calabarzon, the Philippines. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 1983. CBK Power own the project. Buy the profile here.

2. San Roque – Agno

The 435MW San Roque – Agno hydro power project is located in Ilocos, the Philippines. San Roque Power has developed the project. It was commissioned in 2003. The project is owned by Kansai Electric Power; Marubeni. Buy the profile here.

3. Magat

The Magat is a 388MW hydro project. Others; PCD Nominee; JERA; Scatec; Aboitiz Equity Ventures owns the project. It was commissioned in 1983. It is located in Cagayan Valley, the Philippines. Buy the profile here.

4. Pulangi IV

The Pulangi IV hydro project with a capacity of 255MW came online in 1985. National Power have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in Northern Mindanao, the Philippines. Buy the profile here.

5. Angat Main

The Angat Main has been operating since 1967. The 218MW hydro project is located in Central Luzon, the Philippines. SMC Global Power; Korea Water Resources have the equity stakes in this project. Buy the profile here.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Plants database, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide.