Investment Oppurtunities

Ilocos Norte is known to be the “Renewable Capital of the Philippines”. It is home to the first and largest wind farm in Southeast Asia.

  • Ilocos Norte is an ideal area for wind turbines installation since it is near the Asia-Pacific monsoon where North Westerly winds are constant and strong (need stats).
  • Ilocos Norte’s solar radiation is well-suited for solar power (need stats).
  • Ilocos Norte’s river basin has the potential for hydro resource.

Wind Energy

Existing: 282.90 MW Power Generation Plants Northwind Development Corporation - 51.9 MW Energy Development Corporation - 150 MW North Luzon Development Corporation - 81 MW

Investment Potential

Potential Capacity - 587 MW Potential Areas: Pagudpud & Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte - 366 MW Burgos, Ilocos Norte - 211 MW

Solar Energy

Existing: 87.76 MW Solar Power Plants Energy Development Corporation, Burgos - 66.76 MW Mirae Asia Energy Corporation, Currimao – 20 MW Busong Solartec, Inc., Sarrat - 1MW

Investment Potential

Potential Capacity - 272.5 MW Potential Investment Areas: Pasuquin & Burgos, Ilocos Norte - 102.5 MW Paoay, Ilocos Norte - 170 W

Hydro Energy

Existing: 1.8 MW Mini-Hydro Power Plant Agua Grande, Ilocos Norte ELectric Cooperative Imminent 124MW Mini Hydro Power Plant Zak Green Energy, Inc., Vintar

Potential Investment Areas: Adams, Carasi, Dumalneg, Nueva Era Pagudpud and Vintar