South Negros BioPower

South Negros BioPower is a biomass power plant project in La Carlota City, Negros Occidental province in the Philippines.

The South Negros BioPower stand-alone base-load power plant project has a gross power generation capacity of 25 MW and generates approx. 185 million kWh annually. This is equivalent to the energy consumption of around 265,000 people in the region. The project will construct a biomass power plant using as fuel waste generated from the harvesting and processing of sugarcane, supplemented by grassy and woody energy crops.

UN SDG Alignment

Project overview




25 MW

Project size

300,000 m²


Construction jobs created


Electricity reach (people)


New permanent jobs created


CO2 avoidance (tonnes p.a.)


Project details

La Carlota City, Negros, Philippines
Biomass feedstock
• Type: primarily cane trash • Utilisation: 210,000 tonnes per year • Availability: 1.2 million tonnes per year of biomass are available within a 40 km-radius catchment area
Boiler: Jinan Boiler Group (China); Steam turbine: Siemens (India); Generator: TD Power Systems (India); Motors: Siemens (India); Transmitters: Yokogawa (Philippines); Gearboxes: Siemens (India); Distributed control system: Yokogawa (Philippines); Water treatment plant: Aquagen Technologies (Philippines); Fuel handling system: Zhengzhou GEP Ecotech (China); Tractors: Massey Ferguson (Thailand); Forage wagons, rotary rakes: Pöttinger (Austria); V rakes: Hodge Industries (Australia); Baler: Nantong Cotton Machinery (China)
General contractor (EPC)
Afry Philippines
Operations & maintenance
Afry Philippines
Insurer (coverage ratio)
• Industrial all risk insurance: Malayan Insurance (32.50%), Pioneer Insurance and Surety Corporation (25%), FPG Insurance (5%), BPI/MS Insurance (10%), Mercantile Insurance (7.5%), Cocogen Insurance (10%), Allied Bankers Insurance (5%), New India Assurance (5%) • Property all risk insurance: FPG Insurance (100%) • Contractors equipment insurance: AIG Philippines Insurance (100%) • Comprehensive insurance: FPG Insurance (100%)
In operational phase since January 2020

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