On August 10, a joint venture formed by China Energy Engineering Group Co., Ltd. (CEEC) and the Guangdong Electric Power Design Institute signed an EPC general contract for the Olongapo Solar Power Project in the Philippines with AboitizPower Group of the country. The signing paved the way for promoting a rolling development of the Philippines’ clean energy market and accelerating its green energy transformation.
The project is located in Olongapo, Zambales, Luzon, Philippines, 126 kilometers away from Manila, covering an area of 196 hectares. The project mainly includes the design, supply, construction, testing, and commissioning of a terrestrial photovoltaic power system with a total capacity of approximately 172MW. Once completed, the project will be connected to the Castillejos 500kV substation, 16 kilometers away, through a 230kV transmission line.
Energy China is one of the world’s largest comprehensive solution providers as well as infrastructure investors and contractors for the entire power industry. AboitizPower Group is the second-largest power developer and one of the leading enterprises in the power industry in the Philippines. The signing of this project will further deepen the strategic cooperation between Energy China and AboitizPower Group in the Philippines, jointly promote the diversification of local power supply modes, further reduce dependence on fossil fuel-derived energy, and boost the sustainable development of local society and economy.