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November 26, 2021

Kalayaan Pumped Storage, Philippines

By Carmen

Kalayaan Pumped Storage is a 739.2MW hydro power project. It is planned on Luzon river/basin in Calabarzon, Philippines. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 739.2 739.2 Permitting Calabarzon, Philippines National Power

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by National Power.

Kalayaan Pumped Storage is a pumped storage project. The project cost is expected to be around $1,965.673m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 336MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 2 electric generators that will be installed at the project site.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2029.

About National Power

National Power Corporation (Napocor) is a government owned utility. It develops hydroelectric generation plants; produces power from nuclear, geothermal, and other sources; and transmits electricity across the country. The corporation preserves and protects the dams and watershed. Napocor’s watersheds support power generation, domestic water supply, and irrigation. It operates and maintains power plants in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The company also offers power engineering services. Napocor is headquartered in Quezon, Calabarzon, the Philippines.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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