Monday, December 29, 2014


EDC Closes Unit of Bacman Plant for Upgrade (Manila Standard Today)

Energy Development Corp. said Monday it shut down a 55 MW unit of the Bacman geothermal power plants in Bicol region for a 45-day rehabilitation.

EDC said unit 1 of the Bacman geothermal power plants located in Bacon, Sorsogon province and Manito, Albay province would be offline for 45 days to give way to the installation of a new steam turbine rotor.

EDC said the shutdown of the unit would give way for the installation of the brand new Toshiba steam turbine rotor unit and diaphragms.

The Bacman geothermal plants now have total capacity of 135 MW, including unit I (55 MW), unit II (60 MW) and unit III (20 MW).

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