Republic of the Philippines

Public-Private Partnership Center

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 involves 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 shall have 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.


Project Cost

US$ 960.00 Million

Procurement Mode


PPP Structure

Build-Operate-and-Transfer (BOT)

Cooperation Period

20 Years





Private Proponents

KEPCO Ilijan Corporation; Korea Electric Power Corporation