Coal-fired power plant in Mauban, Quezon, Philippines

The supercritical coal-fired power plant in Mauban, Quezon, Philippines under San Buenaventura Power, Ltd. Co. (SBPL), is a partnership between Meralco PowerGen Corp. (MGen) and New Growth BV, a subsidiary of the Electricity Generating Public Co., Ltd. or EGCO Group of Thailand. The power plant is said to be the first in the country to use state-of-the-art technology, which is more efficient than all other existing coal plants in the Philippines. The power plant will play a crucial role as electricity demand grows, especially in Luzon, which accounts for 70% of the country’s gross domestic product.

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