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November 30, 2021

Kalayaan, Philippines

By Carmen

Kalayaan is a 736MW hydro power project. It is located in Calabarzon, Philippines. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1983.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 736 736 Active Calabarzon, Philippines


The project is currently owned by CBK Power.

Kalayaan is a pumped storage project. The net head of the project is 286.5m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 6 in number. The penstock length is 1,300m. The penstock diameter is 6m. Kalayaan (Kalayaan Phase I) underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2003.

Kalayaan (Kalayaan Phase II) consists of 1 unit of francis turbine with 185MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1983.

Contractors Involved

Kalayaan (Kalayaan Phase I) is equipped with Franco Tosi Meccanica francis turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 183MW nameplate capacity.

Kalayaan (Kalayaan Phase II) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 185MW nameplate capacity.

Ercole Marelli Power supplied 2 electric generators for the Kalayaan (Kalayaan Phase I). The generator capacity is 167 MVA.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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