₱4.5 Billion Siguil Hydro Power Plant in Sarangani on track to operate in 2022
Construction is in full swing for the Alsons Power Group’s 14.5 mega-watt (MW) ₱4.5 billion run- of- river hydroelectric power plant at the Siguil River basin in Maasim, Sarangani Province. The Siguil Hydro power plant -Alsons Power’s initial foray into renewable energy – is expected to begin operations in 2022 to provide power to the rapidly developing Sarangani/South Cotabato/General Santos City region.
The picture above shows work on the hydro power plant’s tunnel portal where water from the Siguil River basin will pass thru on the way to powering the power facility’s turbine and generator.
Alsons Power- Mindanao’s firs private sector power generator plans to develop at least seven more run of river hydro power facilities in different parts of Mindanao and Negros Occidental. The group currently operates four power facilities in Mindanao with a total generating capacity of 468 MW serving over eight million people in 14 cities and 11 provinces.