Thursday, December 19, 2013


EDC Says Tongonan Geothermal Power Plant to be Fully Restored by Q1 (Manila Standard Today)

Energy Development Corp. (EDC) said today it expects to bring the 112.5 MWe Tongonan geothermal power plant in Tongonan, Leyte to full running capacity by the first quarter of next year after suffering damage from super typhoon Yolanda.

The Tongonan geothermal plant, owned by EDC, forms part of the 650 MWe Leyte power stations that were severely damaged by Yolanda.

EDC said its technical team identified the cooling tower restoration as a critical activity, requiring replacement of fan blade assemblies, shrouds, fills and the main structures of the cooling towers themselves.

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