About Us

Alsons Power is the umbrella brand of the power business affiliates and subsidiaries of the Alcantara Group and Alsons Consolidated Resources, Inc. Alsons Power is Mindanao’ first private sector power generator. The Alsons Power Group’s current portfolio consists of four power facilities with an aggregate capacity of 468 mega-watts (MW) serving over eight million people in 14 cities and 11 provinces including key urban centers such as Cagayan de Oro, General Santos, Iligan, and Zamboanga City.

The Alsons Power Group’s facilities are:  The 103 MW Mapalad Power Corporation diesel power plant in Iligan City,  the 55 MW Southern Philippines Power Corporation diesel power facility in Alabel, Sarangani Province, the 100 MW Western Mindanao Power Corporation diesel power plant in Zamboanga City, and the 210 MW Sarangani Energy Corporation baseload coal-fired power plant in Maasim, Sarangani Province.

The Group currently has two projects in its immediate pipeline.  The group’s maiden renewable energy project, the ₱4.5 billion 14.5 MW Siguil Hydro run-of river hydroelectric plant in Maasim, Sarangani Province- is currently under construction and is targeting to begin operating in 2022.   The ₱16 billion 105 MW San Ramon Power, Inc. baseload coal-fired power plant in Zamboanga City is expected to commence operations in 2024.

For the long-term the company is slated to focus on renewables with at least seven more run- of -river hydroelectric plants in various stages of development.  The next two hydro facilities in the pipeline are the 22 MW Siayan (Sindangan) Hydro plant in Zamboanga del Norte and the 42 MW Bago Hydro plant in Negros Occidental- the company’s first power venture outside of Mindanao.

Senior Management

Nicasio I. Alcantara

Chairman and President

Tirso G. Santillan Jr.

Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer

Joseph C. Nocos

Senior Vice President for Project Development

Companies under the Alsons Power
Group

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.

APMC currently operates the diesel plants of the Mapalad Power Corporation in Iligan City; the Southern Philippines Power Corporation in Alabel, Sarangani; and the Western Mindanao Power Corporation in Zamboanga City.

Alsons Power’s business development vehicle for new power generation and other power related projects is Alsons Energy Development Corporation (AEDC).

Mapalad Power Corporation

The Mapalad Power Corporation operates a 103 Mega Watt diesel power plant in Iligan City. The MPC plant provides power to key cities of Mindanao including Cagayan de Oro, Dapitan, Dipolog, and Zamboanga .

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).

In April of 2016, SPPC began operating as a merchant plant, directly supplying power to Davao City and Cotabato City.

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 will continue to be one of the primary suppliers of power to Zamboanga City until the 105 MW San Ramon Power, Inc. baseload powerplant begins operating in 2021.

Sarangani Energy Corporation

The Sarangani Energy Corporation (SEC) coal-fired power plant in Maasim, Sarangani will have the capacity to produce up to 210 MW of electricity for Southern and South Central Mindanao.

The first 105 MW section of the SEC plant began commercial operations in April, 2016 and currently supplies General Santos City, Sarangani, and other key areas of Mindanao.

The second 105 MW section of the SEC plant is expected to commence operation in 2019.