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Power Plant Manager

Mabalacat, Pampanga, Philippines
November 15, 2020

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Unit 2728 Megaplaza City & Land

Ortigas Center, Pasig City

Mobile Number: +639*********




Registration No. 0041860

Awarded on September 26, 2008


Registration No. 0033998

Awarded on October 1, 2007



Major in Power Systems

Mapua Institute of Technology

Manila, Philippines

October 2010 - March 2014

Thesis: Generalized Reduced Gradient Non-Linear Program for Peninsula Electric Cooperative (PENELCO) Grid


Manila, Philippines

July 2003 - July 2007

Certificate of Achievement

ENGSCI137x: Energy Within Environmental Constraints A 10-week online course of study offered by Harvard University Issued April 27, 2020



Salcedo Village, Makati City

Manager, Remote Operations Center, Philippine Office August 3, 2020 – Present

Head of the Blue Leaf Energy Remote Operations Center (ROC)

Leads a team of ROC Engineers. Responsible for resource planning

Responsible for the remote monitoring and troubleshooting of all power plants under the O&M of Blue Leaf Energy

Responsible for the analysis of power plant performance

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Ensures that all reports are prepared and delivered to clients

The interface to local Philippine customers who takes care of their needs and ensures that their issues are well addressed

Responsible as Office/Admin Manager of Philippine Office

Reports to the Vice President of the Asset Management Department based in Blue Leaf Energy’s HQ in Singapore


Salcedo Village, Makati City

Project Development Manager / Technical Manager

January 1, 2019 – June 8, 2020

OIC-Operations Manager

Concurrent to role as Senior Technical Engineer, April 2018

Senior Technical Engineer, September 18, 2017 – December 31, 2018

Directly reports to the MicroGrid Executive Director

Manages a team of three (3) technical engineers in the conduct of the following: Project Management and Implementation

Manages overall project requirements to ensure complete project delivery within the agreed timeline.

Negotiates with local government units and barangay councils in the take-over of sites

Monitors and manages day-to-day operations of the project or program, including developing short and long-range targets, daily activities, safety, quality, financial controls and reporting and coordination of all contractors

Coordinates the procurement of materials and equipment necessary for project implementation

Reviews and analyzes the technical capabilities of various vendors or suppliers

Liaises with consultants and sub-contractors engaged on the project and provide weekly reports on all safety, quality, time and cost issues associated with the works. Responsible for all administration responsibilities on the project depending on size and complexity

Develops, recommends, and implements the approved departmental budgets

Analyzes and reports on variances between actual and budgeted expenditures Project Development

Crafts Work Plan for pipeline projects

Coordinates with investors on potential hybrid projects

Identifies the Technical Focus each year as part of the goal setting process. Leads the Technical team in pursuit of achieving the identified goals

Develop technical configurations for projects

Coordinates with suppliers regarding technical requirements

Provides needed support across the different project teams to identify and complete internal and external technical tasks. To provide technical advice in the preparation of project proposal.

Project Design

Conducts research for the design of the distribution line including staking, technical load survey and research on the best technology suitable for each project including talking to potential supplier/EPC contractors to determine cost. Provides technical inputs for the proper design and implementation of conventional and renewable energy projects.

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Determines the required specification for power transmission and distribution equipment such as transformers, circuit breakers, cables Commercial Support

Provides 1) Inputs to assist the Commercial Team in building financial models for prospective PSPI clients. 2) Responds to any clarifications required by the Commercial Team.

Provides Technical Advise to Operations Group

Monitors technical requirements in all micro-grid sites:

Port Barton, San Vicente, Palawan

Candawaga-Culasian, Rizal, Palawan

Rio Tuba, Bataraza, Palawan

Liminangcong, Taytay, Palawan

Manamoc, Cuyo, Palawan

Poblacion, Dumaran, Palawan

Malapascua, Daan Bantayan, Cebu

Provides 1) advise on technical matters i.e., maintenance of distribution system, Line extension design, Substation upgrade, System loss Improvement, Reliability improvement; 2) assistance on the procurement and logistics needs of the Operations Group.

As OIC-Operations Manager

Managed the operations of 7 micro-grid sites

Managed a total of 61 personnel

Managed budgetary requirements, and resolved issues relating to both administrative/personnel and operations.

Coordinated with local government units and barangay leaders.

Coordinated site concerns with upper management. Projects Delivered as Overall Project Manager

Project design, construction, testing and commissioning, construction and rehabilitation of distribution lines to provide 24/7 electric service in the following project sites:

.5 MW diesel power plant in Manamoc, Cuyo, Palawan

.2 MW diesel power plant in Poblacion, Dumaran, Palawan

.5 MW diesel power plant in Candawaga, Rizal, Palawan

.6 MW diesel power plant in Port Barton, San Vicente, Palawan, with solar hybrid project in the pipeline

Technical Assignments

Designed the following:

2x3MVA substation in Rio Tuba, Bataraza, Palawan

2x2MVA substation in Candawaga, Rizal, Palawan

2x2MVA substation in Liminangcong, Taytay, Palawan

2x3MVA substation in Malapascua, Daanbantayan, Cebu

Hybrid solar-diesel power plant in Liminangcong, Dumaran, Palawan – 3x225Kw diesel gensets, 100kW solar PV panel and 80kW flywheel

.6MW diesel power plant in Apurawan, Aborlan, Palawan

.8MW diesel power plant in Aramawyan-Berong, Quezon, Palawan

.3MW diesel power plant in Ransang, Rizal, Palawan

.8MW diesel power plant in Carnaza, Daanbantayan, Cebu

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.3MW diesel power plant in Gibitngil, Medellin, Cebu

Hybrid solar-diesel power plant in Batan, Batanes – 3x1 MW diesel gensets and 6MW Solar PV Power Farm with 12MWh Battery Storage

Hybrid solar-diesel power plant in Poblacion, Dumaran, Palawan –2x72Kw diesel gensets and 138kW solar PV panel

Island Interconnection of Power Lines for Tumbod, Taytay, Palawan

.6MW diesel power plant in Port Barton, San Vicente, Palawan

.3MW diesel power plant in Manamoc, Cuyo, Palawan

.3MW diesel power plant in Bisucay, Cuyo, Palawan

.8MW diesel power plant in Balut Island, Davao del Sur

Provided technical inputs on the following microgrid projects: Culasian Palawan, Rio Tuba, Canumay Palawan, Liminangcong and Bancorro, Palawan PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE


Operations Supervisor, Power Plant and Utilities March 01, 2016 – September 14, 2017

Operations Acting Supervisor, Power Plant and Utilities September 1, 2013 - February 28, 2016

Responsible in advising and assisting the Operations Manager and the Shift Superintendent in managing, directing, supervising and coordinating the Plant activities during the shift as well as ensuring the safe and efficient operation of all Operating units during the shift.

Handled/supervised 21 Operation Technicians during the shift

Supervised the monitoring and maintenance of offsite facilities – water treatment, cooling tower and coal storage;

Ensured the proper handling of coal, including hauling and unloading;

Ensured the proper balancing of power and steam demand at Petron Refinery;

Co-supervised the petcoke hotswitching;

Supervised all pre-commissioning activities of offsite facilities;

Coordinated offsite work with onsite and operations and trading of power;

Directly responsible for safety. Inspected the workplace, promptly investigated and reported all accidents, corrected unsafe conditions and unsafe practices, and developed and maintained a good safety attitude with the technicians under supervision.


Shift Engineer, January 16, 2012 - August 31, 2013

Operated, maintained and controlled machinery;

Monitored and documented CFB operations and submitted recommendations on how to improve operations and productivity;

Monitored status and ensures optimization of power plant operations;

Monitored diesel consumption;

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Conducted actual site inspection to ensure compliance to engineering principles and standards;

Ensured the timely, accurate and proper coordination between maintenance and operations;

Ensured that safety standards are applied/observed in the workplace, particularly in the procedures on coal-handling, limestone-handling, fly-ash and bottom-ash handling.

Trained with San Miguel Corporation (SMC) trading team and participated in the actual trading of the excess generation of 4x35MW coal power plant in the Philippine Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Special Assignments

Coordinated Petron's application with NGCP-System Operator re Grid Connection; with Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) re issuance of Certificate of Compliance; with Wholesale Electricity Spot Market's (WESM) Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) re issuance of Certificate of Registration;

Part of the group which developed/formulated pre-start-up and shutdown procedures;

Supervised the commissioning of all major equipment;

Witnessed the various tests performed on grid synchronization. PENINSULA ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE INC. (PENELCO)

Roman Super Highway, Tuyo, Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines

Construction Engineer, March 2, 2009- January 15, 2012 Design and Construction

Supervised the construction of 10 MW substation, including testing and commissioning of low voltage switchgear;

Supervised the construction of 69 KV sub-transmission facilities and 13.2 KV backbone distribution lines;

Designed/monitored 13.2kV line, as per Plan and As-built project

Design of distribution transformer to be installed in the area, and transfer of distribution transformer from one site to another

Conversion of single-phase to three-phase circuit

Relocation of distribution lines

Operation and Maintenance

Supervised 1 foreman, 1 leadman and 8 maintenance crew in the construction and maintenance of power lines in 4 towns

Recommended work programs for the year in coordination with the Operation and Maintenance Section;

Investigated/responded to complaints on transmission and distribution;

Conducted troubleshoot and repaired distribution systems;

Conducted inspection of poles;

Participated in PENELCO’s system loss reduction program (Load balancing, Inspection of distribution lines, Installation of primary metering in big load consumers, System monitoring and submission of recommendations) Metering

Led a team of 3 engineers in the following tasks:

Regular meter reading of industrial and commercial loads

Distribution system mapping, including feeder and phase balancing and

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gathering of data for the PENELCO system mapping;

Conduct of the monthly monitoring of industrial and commercial primary meters in the whole province of Bataan;

Supervised metering installation activities;

Monitored and read industrial and commercial meters;

Programmed three-phase meters (GE and Landis + Gyr);

Installed poly-phase metering;

Other Assignments

Prepared the forecasting plan for the Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) Program of PENELCO for the approval of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC);

Worked with the Technical Working Group (TWG) on the proposed PENELCO Online Billing System;


Student Trainee, April to June 2007 and November 2008 TRAININGS AND SEMINARS ATTENDED

40-Hour Training Course on Basic Pollution Control Officers

(DENR-EMB COR No. 2017-0019-N)

GABY Training Center, Mandaluyong City

September 17 to 21, 2018

In-House Petron Trainings on:

Technical Operations of RSFFB Power Plant

Management and Supervision

September 2013 – September 2017

Dow Water and Process Solutions: Basic of Ultrafiltration and Reverse Osmosis Dow Water and Process Solutions

Petron Corporation, Limay, Bataan

December 09, 2016

Heat Rate Optimization of Circulating Fluidized-bed boilers (CFB) PowerEdge, Energy Institute approved Training Provider, CPD Member Petron Corporation, Limay, Bataan

November 14-16, 2016

Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) 101

Philippine Electricity Market Corporation

Ortigas Center, Pasig City

September 27-28, 2012

First Aid Training (Industrial)

Philippine Red Cross

Petron Bataan Refinery, Limay, Bataan

July 16-18, 2012

Basic Life Support (CPR Training for Adult Lay Resources) Philippine Red Cross

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Petron Bataan Refinery, Limay, Bataan

July 19-20, 2012

National Training Workshop on Energy Efficiency and Conservation Department of Energy and the Development Academy of the Philippines Subic Holiday Villas, Subic Freeport Zone

August 10-11, 2011

Seminar on the Utilization of Smart Grid Technologies in the Philippines Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) with the Department of Energy and National Electrification Administration

NIA Road, Diliman, Quezon City

June 2, 2011

Orientation on Simplified Procurement Procedure of Electric Cooperatives Peninsula Electric Cooperative, Inc., in coordination with the National Electrification Administration, Balanga City, Bataan

April 15, 2011

Basic Occupational Safety and Health Training Course (40 Hours) Labs Peak Consulting and Training Services

Balanga City, Bataan

February 15-19, 2011

Metering, Billing/CRM Asia

The Shangri La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

May 9 to 13, 2010

Linemen Upgrading Course (Linemen Training Course II) National Electrification Administration

Management Academy of Rural Electrification

June 3 to 23, 2009, PENELCO, Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines

Training on Operations and Maintenance, Energy Audit and Metering, National Transmission Corporation-Bataan Economic Zone December 8, 2008 to February 27, 2009

Personal Information

Over a decade of management experience with the various segments of the Philippine power industry, particularly in generation and distribution

With special interests in power system analysis, design and metering

Welcomes new learning experiences very much

Married to Shalom Grace A. Tomas-Llamzon, with three (3) kids

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