Vena Energy and Vivant Energy Corporation announce joint venture with aboitiz renewables for the 206 mw San isidro wind project in the philippines

Vena Energy, Asia-Pacific’s leading renewable energy company, and Vivant Energy Corporation announced the signing of a joint venture agreement with Aboitiz Renewables Inc. (“ARI”) for the development, construction, and operation a 206 MW San Isidro Wind Project. Located in San Isidro, Northern Samar in the Visayas, the Project will feature 33 wind turbine generators with a capacity of 6.25 MW each, establishing it as one of the largest onshore wind projects in the Philippines. The San Isidro Wind Project is slated to reach financial close and commence construction in the fourth quarter of 2023, and commercial operation is expected in the first quarter of 2025.

From left: Emil Garcia, President and CEO of Vivant Energy; Samrinder Nehria, Vena Energy’s Country Head, Philippines; James Villaroman, President and COO of Aboitiz Renewables; Westin Raymond Contreras, Vena Energy’s Head of Investments in the Philippines.

“Vena Energy is excited to partner with Vivant Energy and welcome Aboitiz Renewables to the San Isidro Wind Project, which will become one of the largest onshore wind farms in the Philippines,” said Samrinder Nehria, Vena Energy’s Country Head in the Philippines. “Vena Energy has been dedicated to accelerating the energy transition in the Philippines since we commissioned our first local renewable energy project in 2014, and we continue to be fully committed to contributing to the nation’s sustainable energy future”.

“It is a pivotal moment for Vivant to partner with ARI and Vena Energy in the San Isidro Wind Power Project. We share the same vision of helping the country address its critical power needs via a renewables solution to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels,” said Emil Andre Garcia, President and CEO of Vivant Energy Corporation.

“We are excited to partner with Vena Energy and Vivant Energy so that together, we can contribute to the Philippines’ clean energy aspirations. This undertaking demonstrates ARI’s progress in growing its renewable energy capacity to 4,600 MW and is another momentous step in realizing our 10-year strategy of achieving a 50:50 balance in our renewable and thermal portfolios,” said ARI President and Chief Operating Officer James Arnold Villaroman.


12 October 2023

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