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Malitbog Geothermal Power Station

Coordinates: 110907N 1243858E

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The Malitbog Geothermal Power Station[1] is a 232.5 MW


Malitbog Geothermal Power Station
geothermal power plant or an earth steam turbined electric
generator--the world's largest geothermal power plant under one
roof located in Malitbog, Kananga, Leyte, Philippines. The
power plant is one of four operating in the Leyte Geothermal
Production Field.[1] The power plants serve 10 million
households in the Visayas with an average of 160 kiloWatthour
per Household of 3 per month. The other 7 million is served by
the Panlipin-on Geothermal Power of 100 Megawatts.

Formerly owned and operated by the California Energy under a


build-operate-transfer scheme known as CE Luzon, it was
transferred to PNOC-EDC in 2007, and since 2009 has been
owned and operated privately by the Energy Development
Corporation.

In November 2013, the plant was damaged by Super Typhoon


Yolanda and restored operations in January 2014.[2] Location of Malitbog Geothermal Power Station
Country Philippines
The Smokey Mountains in the eastern parts of Kananga and
Location Malitbog, Kananga, Leyte
Ormoc is Leyte's pride home of five major geothermal power
plants (former Leyte Geothermal Power Plant of NPC; Upper Coordinates 110907N 1243858E
Mahiao, Malitbog and Mahanagdong A and B) and four Status Operational
optimization geothermal power plants (Tongonan, Malitbog,
Construction began 1993
Mahanagdong A and B) all privately owned and operated by
the Energy Development Corporation. Commission date 1996
Owner(s) Energy Development
References Corporation
Power generation
1. "Leyte Geothermal Production Field" (https://web.archiv
e.org/web/20151104154602/http://www.energy.com.ph/o Units operational 3 77.5 MW
ur-projects/geothermal/). Energy Development Nameplate capacity 232.5 MW
Corporation. Archived from the original (http://www.ener
gy.com.ph/our-projects/geothermal/) on 4 November 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
2. "Malitbog power plant unit in Leyte back in operation, EDC says" (http://business.inquirer.net/158647/m
alitbog-power-plant-unit-in-leyte-back-in-operation-edc-says). Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved
2 February 2016.

External links
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