Semirara power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Philippinescoal}} Semirara power station is a proposed 50-megawatt (MW) mine-mouth coal-fired power station in Western Visayas, the Philippines.


The map below shows Semirara Island, the approximate location for the plant a the site of the Semirara mine.

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Background on Plant

In August 2017 Consunji-led Semirara Mining and Power Corp. signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Energy to develop a mine-mouth coal-fired power plant in Antique province, approximate to its coal mining site. The project, targeted to be completed in 2019, will supply electricity to Mindoro via a 20-kilometer submarine cable.[1]

As of November 2019 the project had not progressed in more than two years and appears to be shelved.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Semirara Mining and Power Corp.
  • Parent company: Consunji Group
  • Location: Semirara Island, Caluya, Antique Province, Western Visayas Region, Philippines
  • Coordinates: 12.0481039, 121.3978504 (approximate)
  • Status: Shelved
  • Gross Capacity: 50 MW
  • Type: CFB
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Semirara mine
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Lagare, J. S., "Semirara to build Antique power plant," Manila Times, August 17, 2017

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