CDO Solar Power Plant

cepalco solar power plant

Cagayan de Oro City once hold the record of the largest solar power plant in the developing nations around the world.  The 1 Megawatt Photovoltaic Power Plant built by CEPALCO or the Cagayan de Oro Electric Power and Light Company is located in Indahag, Cagayan de Oro City. along with the CDOBloggers group visited the place last August 6, 2011 to help promote green energy which Mr. Abaya one of the major owner of CEPALCO is very supportive in sustainable energy.

The plant is composed of 6,500 panels from Sharp Japan which cost 5.3 Million US Dollar at the time of constructions which was partially funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) which was facilitated by the World Bank through the International Finance Corporation.

Solar power equipment cost thru the years and with the technological advances are going down and are now more affordable. By next year CEPALCO is expanding its solar power plant with a new 20 megawatts capacity to be located at the Phivedic Industrial Estate in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental.




Author: Mike A.

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  1. gd am..ask ko lang if yung grid tie inverter is legal gamitin dito sa pilipinas sir?at kung saan na batas makikita yung law na ito about renewable energy,,

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    • I think there is no law yet that is pass regarding this technology here in the Philippines

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  2. gudpm, where can we avail for solar panels for home use?

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  3. Good day! Nag aaccept po ba kayo ng on the job trainee. Im a mechanical engineering student from bukidnon.

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  4. Sir,

    Good day.

    Modawat namo og grid tie from residential? Ano pang mga requirement? palihog daw ko hatag ug link kung naa man. salamat…

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    • Hi, I”m not from CEPALCO but the last time I ask them if they accept grid tie, they don’t allow it yet, unfortunately. I hope they will eventually like in other cities in the Philippines so we don’t need batteries anymore…

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