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Ilijan Natural Gas Combined Cycle Power Plant (1200 MW Natural Gas Combined Cycle Power Project)

Project Brief
Implementing Agency

National Power Corporation (NPC)

Project Description

The 1200 MW Ilijan Natural Gas Combined Cycle Power Plant, is a flagship project of the Philippine Government that will utilize natural gas from the Camago-Malampaya fields in Palawan. It is intended to meet the evergrowing baseland power demands of the country.

The project involved the financing, design, permitting, site survey, development, and investigation, manufacture, transport, construction, installation/erection, completion, testing, commissioning, operation, & maintenance of a 1,200 MW natural gas fired combined cycle power plant located in Barangay Ilijan, Batangas City. To ensure that the Power Station can achieve the annual Guaranteed Net Contracted Net Capacity (GNCC) of 1,200MW over the 20year cooperation period, the Power Station had a design life of 25 years, a Rated Capacity greater than 1,200MW to take care of the station service requirement, generation losses and anticipated capacity degradation.


Estimated Project Cost During Approval

Php 48.00 Billion

Procurement Mode


Contractual Scheme

Build-Operate-and-Transfer (BOT)

Contract Term

20 Years (2002-2022)

Implementation Mode



  • Region IV-A - CALABARZON



Private Proponents

KEPCO Ilijan Corporation; Korea Electric Power Corporation


Project officially concluded on June 5, 2022.

    Project Monitoring Officer, PPP Center
    (+632) 8709.4146 local 5204