Mariveles is located in a cove at the southern tip of the Bataan Peninsula. It is about 173 kilometers from Manila via the North Luzon Expressway, Gapan-Olongapo Road and Roman Highway. It has a total land area of 153.9 km² representing 12% of the total land area of Bataan. Of this, about 69% consist of the pastureland, 19% of forestland, 6% agricultural lands and the remaining 6% for residential and industrial use. It is home to an Aetacommunity speaking a Sambalic language called Mariveleño.
Port of Mariveles
Engineer Steve Barber, GN Power Plant construction manager, said they would be selling electric power at only P4 per kilowatt hour.
“Use more and you get more discount,” the American project engineer said as he explained that the rate was calculated per formula depending on how much the customer uses.
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