Sustainable Business and Renewable Energy

Wind Energy

Ilocos Norte is ideal for wind turbines since it is near the Asia-Pacific monsoon where North Westerly winds are consistently strong with a wind power density of 300-800 at 30m (w/m2) as measured by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

Total of 282.90 MW Wind Power Generation Plants

  • 51.9 MW from Northwind Development Corporation
  • 150 MW from Energy Development Corporation
  • 81 MW from North Luzon Development Corporation

Investment Potential

719 MW Total Potential Capacity

Potential Areas

  • 366 MW at Pagudpud & Pasuquin
  • 353 MW at Bangui & Burgos

Solar Energy

Ilocos Norte's solar radiation is well-suited for solar power with a yearly sum of 1,500-1,600 kWh.

Existing 27.76 MW Solar Power Plants

  • 6.76 MW from Energy Development Corporation
  • 20 MW from Mirae Asia Energy Corporation
  • 1 MW from Bosung Solarted, Inc.
Investment Potential
  • 312.5 MW Total Potential Capacity

Potential Areas

  • 102.5 MW at Pasuquin & Burgos
  • 160 MW at Paoay
  • 50 MW at Currimao

Hydro Energy

Ilocos Norte's river basins have a strong potential for hydro power generation.

Existing 1.8 MW Mini Hydro Power Plant (Agua Grande, Ilocos Norte Electric Cooperative)

Indicative 34.8 MW Hydro Power Plant

14 MW from Zak Green Energy, Inc

20.8 MW from INISAIP Hydro Power Plant

Renewable Energy Connection Points


Existing Wind Power Plant
Existing Hydro Power Plant
Existing Hydro Power Plant
Potential Wind Power Plant
Potential Hydro Power Plant
Potential Hydro Power Plant
Backbone Line
INEC Area Office
NGCP Laoag City Station

Ilocos Norte Electric Cooperative (INEC) Area Offices

Area I (Main Office) Barangay Suyo, Dingras
Area II Vintar Road, Barangay San Matias, Laoag City
Area III Barangay Nalupta, Batac City
Area IV Barangay Langayan, Currimao
Area V Barangay Masikil, Bangui
Area VI Barangay San Joaquin, Sarrat
Area VII Barangay San Marcos, San Nicolas

INEC Substation and Capacity

Name Capacity
Mini-Hydro Power Plant Pagudpus S/S 2 MVA
Burgos S/S 10 MVA
Laoag S/S 10 MVA
San Nicolas S/S 15 MVA
Piddig S/S 5 MVA
Dingras 5 MVA
Vintar Road S/S 2 x 10 MVA
Batac S/S 10 MVA
Marcos S/S 5 MVA
Currimao S/S 2 x 5 MVA

Get in touch with us

Ilocos Norte Trade and Investment Promotions Center

Ilocos Norte Provincial Capitol Rizal St., Laoag City, Philippines 2900

+63(77) 772-1212 loc 112

Invest Ilocos Norte

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