Residential, commercial and industrial areas enjoy a steady and ample supply of energy provided by several power companies in the region. The energy mix has evolved from fossil fuel energy source to renewable. This guarantees redundancy in supply and competitive pricing.


Panay Energy Development Corporation (PEDC)

Owned and operated by the Global Business Power Corporation, PEDC is a 167.4 MW clean coal-fired power plant located in La Paz, Iloilo City. PEDC’s Php 20 billion investment uses state-of-the-art Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB), the latest technology in coal-fired power plants. With accelerated economic developments in Iloilo, PEDC is putting up another Php 15.6 billion plant to generate an additional 150 megawatt.

Palm Concepcion Power Corporation (PCPC)

In Concepcion, Northern Iloilo, PCPC has built one of the most advanced and fuel-efficient coal-fired power plants in the Philippines. Iloilo’s rapid growth will be properly served by the 270-megawatt state-of-the-art facility and will extensively improve power quality, security, reliability, and costs. PCPC is owned and operated by Palm Thermal Consolidated Holdings Corporation (PTCHC), a wholly own subsidiary of A Brown Company, Inc.

Iloilo City at night — a living and pulsating city.

PEDC’s coal plant in Ingore, Lapaz, Iloilo City.

PCPC’s coal plant in Concepcion, Iloilo.

Renewable Energy

Solar Engergy

In response to the worldwide campaign for more renewable sources of energy, a 5.67 megawatt solar farm was built in the municipality of Miag-ao.  Cosmo Solar Energy Inc, the owner and developer of the solar farm vowed to develop green technology and provide renewable energy. Major commercial establishments and government buildings are using solar energy in their operations. 

thermal biomass power

Thermal biomass power plant are currently being developed by the Green Power Panay Philippines Inc. The company is developing two 17.5 megawatt plants that will provide a total of 35 MW of additional power to Iloilo. The multi-fueled thermal biomass power plants will deliver renewable energy power utilizing sustainable biomass resources such as agricultural crop and food processing wastes.


Power distributors in Iloilo are the following:

  • Panay Electric Company Inc. (PECO)
    • The oldest power distributor in Iloilo dates back its operation to the early 1920s. Today, it services residential, commercial, and industrial markets in Iloilo City.
  • Iloilo 1 Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ILECO 1)
    • A non-stock, nonprofit electric cooperative that services 15 municipalities in Southern Iloilo.
  • Iloilo 2 Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ILECO 2)
    • This second phase of ILECO services 15 municipalities in Northern Iloilo.

Solar panels of CSEI laid out on a field in Miag-ao.

GPPP’s construction of thermal biomass plants in Mina, Iloilo.

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