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Zest-O power station

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Zest-O power station is a proposed 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant. The project would be built at an as-yet unspecified location in Luzon, the Philippines.

Location

The map below shows the island of Luzon, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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Background on Project

In October 2016 Alfredo Yao of the Zest-O Group said he had made a partnership deal with Hong Kong-listed China Energy Engineering Corporation to invest more than US$2 billion in a 2 x 600-megawatt coal-fired power plant in the Philippines. The coal plant would be built somewhere in Luzon. Zest-O Group would own 70 percent and China Energy Engineering Corporation 30 percent.[1]

As of November 2018 there has been no additional news about this project, and it appears to have been shelved.

Project Details

  • Sponsor:
  • Parent company: Zest-O Group (70%), China Energy Engineering Corporation (30%)
  • Location: Luzon, Philippines
  • Coordinates: 16, 121 (approximate)
  • Status: Shelved
  • Gross capacity: 1,200 MW (Units 1 & 2: 600 MW)
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References

  1. Doris Dumlao-Abadilla, "Yaos, Energy China team up for $2-B power project," Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 24, 2016

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