Chico River hydropower project is a 150MW hydro power project. It is planned on Chico river/basin in Cordillera Administrative Region, Philippines. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2029 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2032. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Chico JV. Prime Metro Power Holdings and San Lorenzo Ruiz Piat Energy and Water are currently owning the project.

Chico River hydropower project is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project will be 135m. The project is expected to generate 615 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 75MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2029. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2032.

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This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.