The Alsons Power Group’s power generation facilities are presently focused on the island of Mindanao where these plants play a key role in providing electricity to fuel Mindanao’s growing population and expanding economy.
The Alsons Power Group is Mindanao’s first and most experienced private sector power generator. Alsons Power is the umbrella brand that groups together all the power business affiliates of the Alcantara Group and Alsons Consolidated Resources, Inc.
Alsons Power has a portfolio of four power facilities with an aggregate capacity of 468 mega-watts (MW) serving over eight million people in 14 cities and 11 provinces in Mindanao.
These power facilities are: the 103 MW Mapalad Power Corporation (MPC)diesel plant in Iligan City; the Southern Philippines Power Corporation’s (SPPC) 55 MW diesel plant in Alabel, Sarangani Province; the Western Mindanao Power Corporation’s (WMPC) 100 MW diesel plant in Zamboanga City; and the 210 MW Sarangani Energy Corporation (SEC) baseload coal-fired power plant in Maasim, Sarangani Province.
For the long-term the company is slated to focus on renewables with the company’s first renewable energy facility- the ₱4.5 billion 14.5 MW hydroelectric power plant currently under construction at the Siguil River basin in Sarangani Province. The Siguil Hydro Power plant will be the first of eight hydropower facilities that Alsons Power plans to develop.
Nicasio I. Alcantara
Tirso G. Santillan Jr.
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer
Joseph C. Nocos
Companies under the Alsons Power
Alsons Energy Development Corporation
Alsons Power’s business development vehicle for new power generation and other power related projects is Alsons Energy Development Corporation (AEDC).
ALTO Power Management Corporation
Alsons is engaged in power plant management and maintenance operations under Alto Power Management Corporation (APMC) a partnership between Alsons Consolidated Resources, Inc.(ACR) through Conal Holdings Corporation (CHC) and Toyota Tshusho Corporation of Japan.
Mapalad Power Corporation
The Mapalad Power Corporation operates a 103 Mega Watt diesel power plant in Iligan City.
San Ramon Power, Inc.
The San Ramon Power, Inc. (SRPI) coal-fired power plant will be located in San Ramon, Talisayan, Zamboanga City. The SRPI facility will be able to generate up to 105 MW of electricity for Zamboanga City and nearby areas.
Southern Philippines Power Corporation
The Southern Philippines Power Corporation (SPPC) 55 MW diesel-fired power plant in Alabel, Sarangani Province began operating in 1998.
SPPC supplied power to the Mindanao grid under an 18-year Energy Conversion Agreement (ECA) with the National Power Corporation (NPC).
Western Mindanao Power Corporation
The Western Mindanao Power Corporation (WMPC) operates a 100 MW diesel-fired plant in Sangali, Zamboanga City that commenced operating in 1997.
WMPC supplied power to the Mindanao grid from 1997 to December 2015 under an 18-year Energy Conversion Agreement (ECA) with the National Power Corporation (NPC).
On December 13, 2015, WMPC began supplying 50 MW of power directly to the City of Zamboanga under a power sales agreement with the Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ZAMCELCO).
WMPC continues to be a major provider of power to the City and is also a vital supplier of ancillary services to stabilize the grid in the Zamboanga Peninsula. The WMPC plant remains to be the only major power facility located in the Western Mindanao region.
Sarangani Energy Corporation
The 210 MW Sarangani Energy baseload coal-fired power plant located in the municipality of Maasim, helped put an end to the power shortage in Mindanao when it began operating in 2016.
The SEC plant provides power to around four million people residing in Sarangani Province, General Santos, Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, Dapitan, Dipolog, Pagadian, Digos, Samal, Butuan, Koronadal, Kidapawan, and other key areas of Mindanao.