CBK Power Company Limited

Office Address
NPC-CBK Complex, Brgy. San Juan, Kalayaan, Laguna


CBK Power Company Limited is a hydroelectric power company which manages three (3) power plants, namely Caliraya Hydroelectric Plant, Botocan Hydroelectric Plant, and Kalayaan Pumped Storage Power Plant of National Power Corporation (NPC) under the Build-Rehabilitate-Operate-Transfer (BROT) scheme of the Philippine Government. CBKPCL officially took over the management of the complex on May 7, 2001.


CBK Power Company Limited will assure the capacity and availability of our projects for maximum return while creating a workplace giving employees a rewarding career in a safe working environment.


CBK Power Company Limited will be the best hydropower complex and will set the standard for availability, profitability, safety, environmental compliance and human resource management.

Caliraya Hydro Electric Plant, which is located in Lumban, Laguna is the first power plant ever built by NPC. CHEP utilizes the Caliraya Lake as upper reservoir and Lumban River as the outlet works. The plant has then four (4) units with a combined generating capacity of 32 MW. After the rehabilitation in 2002, the plant has two (2) units with a combined generating capacity of 22.6 MW.

Botocan Hydroelectric Plant was acquired by NPC from the previous owner, Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) in January 1979. BHEP is located in Majayjay, Laguna, about 50 miles southwest from Manila. BHEP was then equipped with two (2) units rated at 8 megawatts each and a 0.96 megawatt auxiliary unit. BHEP uses Botocan River as its water source for energy. After rehabilitation by CBKPCL, BHEP has a combined guaranteed generating capacity of 20 MW plus a 0.8 MW auxiliary unit.

Kalayaan Pumped Storage Power Plant, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia, is located in Kalayaan, Laguna some 60 km southeast of Manila. Its main purpose is to supply additional peaking/pumping power to the Luzon grid. KPSPP is then equipped with two (2) units. After the completion of rehabilitation in 2002, units 1 and 2 have a guaranteed capacity of 168 MW each for a total of 336 MW and in 2003, the additional units 3 and 4 have a guaranteed capacity of 174.3 MW each for a total of 348.6 MW. KPSPP has now a total guaranteed capacity of 684.6 MW.

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