Malabuyoc power station

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Malabuyoc power station is a 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant proposed in Cebu Province, the Philippines.


The map below shows the location of Malabuyoc, the approximate location where the plant is being built, in Cebu Province.

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Background on Project

According to the Philippine Star, in early 2015 SMC Global Power Holdings, part of San Miguel Corp. (SMC), was given the green light to conduct a grid impact study for three coal-fired power plants: a 600-MW coal plant in Malabuyoc, Cebu, a 600-MW facility in Batangas City and a 1,200-MW plant in Mariveles, Bataan.[1]

A Transmission System Impact Statement (SIS) for the project was issued on July 24, 2017.[2] September 2018 listings by the DOE list the project as consisting of one 300-MW unit.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: SMC Global Power Holdings
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Malabuyoc, Cebu Province, Central Visayas, Philippines
  • Coordinates: 9.6641941 123.3016008 (approximate)
  • Status: Pre-permit development
  • Gross capacity: 300 MW
  • Type:
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Iris Gonzalez, "New power player plans 700-MW Cam Norte coal plant," Philippines Star, April 30, 2015
  2. 2018 Private Sector initiated power projects in Luzun (indicative) Philippine Department of Energy, 30 Sep., 2018

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