Bakun AC is a 74.8MW hydro power project. It is located on Bakun river/basin in Ilocos, Philippines. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1997 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2000. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Luzon Hydro. Aboitiz Equity Ventures, JERA, PCD Nominee and Others are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51.87%, 27%, 14.88% and 6.25% respectively.

Bakun AC is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 500m. The penstock length is 2,000m. The penstock diameter is 2.5m. The project generated 216 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 44 MVA.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1997 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2000.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to National Power under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years from 2001. The contracted capacity is 70MW.

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This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.