Magat is a 388MW hydro power project. It is located on Magat river/basin in Cagayan Valley, Philippines. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1980 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1983. Buy the profile here.

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Scatec, Aboitiz Equity Ventures, JERA, PCD Nominee and Others are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50%, 26%, 13.5%, 7.5% and 3% respectively.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,080 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 88.4m and 81m respectively. Magat underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2009-2014. The project generated 755.44 GWh of electricity.

The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1980 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1983.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 90MW nameplate capacity.

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This content was updated on 4 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.