Leyte-Luzong Geothermal Project

The project objectives are to meet the rapidly increasing demand for power in Luzon using indigenous and environmentally superior geothermal energy, strengthen the energy sector by implementing institutional, planning and financial improvements recommended by the Energy Sector Plan (ESP), support the large ongoing private sector participation in power generation, and facilitate it by extending the national grid, strengthen National Power Corporation (NPC) capabilities in environmental and social impact analyses, introduce enhanced co-financing operation (ECO) in the Philippines; and ensure the financial viability of NPC and Philippine National Oil Corporation (PNOC) for undertaking a long-overdue investment program.

Full Evaluation: 

Area of Evaluation: 

Mitigation

Thematic Cluster: 

Renewable energy

Theme of Evaluation: 

Renewable Energy

GEF Funding: 

Yes

Level of Evaluation: 

Country

Region: 

East Asia and Pacific

Type of Evaluation: 

Implementation Completion Report

Country: 

Philippines

Institution: 

World Bank

Evaluation Author: 

East Asia Energy and Mining Sector Unit (EASEG)

Year of Evaluation: 

2000