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.




6 thoughts on “CDO Solar Power Plant

  1. lynpaul magno

    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,,

  2. roel


    Good day.

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

    1. Mike A. Post author

      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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