Sual Power Station

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Sual Power Station
Sual Power Plant.JPG
Country Philippines
Location Sual, Pangasinan
Coordinates 16°07′30″N 120°06′02″E / 16.12500°N 120.10056°E / 16.12500; 120.10056Coordinates: 16°07′30″N 120°06′02″E / 16.12500°N 120.10056°E / 16.12500; 120.10056
Owner(s) TeaM Energy
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Coal
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 1,218 MW

Sual Power Station is a 1,200-MW coal-fired power station located near the Lingayen Gulf in Sual, Pangasinan, Philippines. Development started when Consolidated Electric Power Asia Ltd, a subsidiary of Hopewell Holdings, bid and won a $900mn BOOT tender for a 1,000-MW power station at Sual. Site preparation began in 1995 and construction started in February 1996. It was made operational in 1996 and full power generation was commenced in 2007.[1]

Due to the presence of the coal power plant, Sual port was established close to the power plant in 2012.[2] Sual Port a large port for the cargo of coal, and among the largest and most important coal discharge ports of The Philippines. Sual port is located close to Sual power plant, and caters mainly to the thermal power plant. It can accommodate ships with a maximum draft of 13.3 metres and a maximum LOA of 225 metres.[3]

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  1. ^ "Coal-Fired Power Plants in the Philippines (updated 19 March 2016)". Coal fired plants of the world. Indust cards. Retrieved 10 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Press release - Construction of Pangasinan’s Sual Int’l Seaport in full swing". Pangasinan Municipality. Municipality of Pangasinan. Retrieved 10 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Port information - Sual port" (PDF). http://www.macorship.com. Macor Ship Agency. Retrieved 10 October 2016.  External link in |website= (help)