Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

Bataan Nuclear Power Plant is a nuclear power plant, completed but never fueled, on Bataan Peninsula, 100 kilometers (60 miles) west of Manila in the Philippines. It is located on a 3.57 square kilometer government reservation at Napot Point in Morong, Bataan. It was the Philippines' only attempt at building a nuclear power plant.

Angat Dam
Angat Dam is a concrete water reservoir embankment hydroelectric dam that supplies the Manila metropolitan area water. It was a part of the Angat-Ipo-La Mesa water system.

Lake Lanao
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Lanao redirects here. This page refers to the lake. For the provinces, see Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur. Lake Lanao (Maranao: Ranao or Ranaw)[1] is a large lake in the Philippines, located in Lanao del Sur province in the country's southern island ofMindanao. With a surface area of 340 km². (131 square miles), it is the largest lake in Mindanao, and the second largest lake in the Philippines and counted as one of the 15 ancient lakes in the world.

Magat Dam
Magat Dam is a large rock-fill dam on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. The dam is located on Magat River, a major tributary of Cagayan River. Construction of the dam started in 1975 and completed in 1982. Magat Dam is one of the largest dams in the Philippines and has two primary purposes: as a source of irrigation water and as a provider of hydroelectric power. The San Roque Dam, operated under San Roque Multipurpose Project (SRMP) is a massive gated spillway of 200 meters height, 1.2 kilometer lengthembankment dam on the Agno River spanning the municipalities of San Manuel and San Nicolas, Pangasinan, nearly 200 km north of Metro Manila. The dam impounds a reservoir with a surface area of about 12.8 square kilometers extending North into the municipality of Itogon, Benguet. A gated spillway protects the dam from overtopping. Each wet season, the run-off is stored for later release via water turbines to generate power and irrigate crops.

it was reported that the Philippines is the largest consumer of electricity from geothermal sources and highlighted the potential role of geothermal energy in providing energy needs for developing countries. In reality. while the Philippines generated 1930 megawatts. worldwide. As of the end of 2003. SRPC substantially completed the SRMP at midnight. 2003. which include the Northwest Luzon Economic Growth Quadrangle. the free encyclopedia Geothermal power plant in Valencia. at which time its peaking power. p. (Mexico was third with 953 MW according to IGA). Negros Oriental. The river largest river total length of drainage 1. Philippines The Geothermal Education Office and a 1980 article entitled "The Philippines geothermal success story" by Rudolph J. the US had a capacity of 2020 megawatts of geothermal power. divides into several channels in the flat central plain of Luzon and meanders westerly through the provinces of Pangasinan and Tarlac before emptying into the Lingayen Gulf. Ownership of the dam and spillway was transferred to NPC upon construction completion.Agno River is the third in the Philippines with a 221 kilometers and a basin at the Project site of kilometers. after which their ownership transfers to NPC. 1980. all but its power benefits have been available since mid-2002 when the dam and spillway were completed. Birsic published in the journal Geothermal Energy (vol. the Philippines ranks second to the United States in producing geothermal energy. ita Prefecture of Japan (May-June 2000). irrigation. initially flows from north to south.[3] According to the International Geothermal Association (IGA). SRPC will own and operate the power generating facilities for 25 years. flood control and enhanced water quality benefits became available to the surrounding regions. as it contributed funds for the non-power components on behalf of several agencies. Geothermal power in the Philippines From Wikipedia. Aug.[4] Early statistics from the Institute for Green . 35-44) note the remarkable geothermal resources of the Philippines. San Roque Power Corporation (SRPC) financed and constructed the SRMP under a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the National Power Corporation (NPC) on a Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) basis. February 14. 8.225 square originates in the Cordillera Mountains.-Sept.[1][2] During the World Geothermal Congress 2000 held in Beppu.

Negros. Much of the coastline is featureless and the ruggedness is virtually zero in the scale used by engineers who surveyed the area. Negros and Mindanao account for approximately 27% of the country's electricity generation. considering all the monsoon activity that happens in the area. Cebu. The power came from a power station in La Union. Samar. . Panay.[6] More recent statistics from the IGA show that combined energy from geothermal power plants in the islands of Luzon. The wind farm has an installed capacity of 25 megawatts (MW) and a maximum capacity of 33 MW.Resources and Environment stated that Philippine geothermal energy provides 16% of the country's electricity.000 and has a good stretch of coastline that serves as the home of the first wind turbine farm in the Philippines.[5] By 2005. Currently.5% of the country's electricity production. the province always suffered from power outages. As he has proudly featured in his advertisements on the lead up to his run for the Philippine Senate. The geography of Bangui is perfect for the wind farms. It has a fairly small population of just a little over 14 . the wind farm supports about 40 percent of the power needed by Ilocos Norte. Due to its location. The wind farm itself is operated by an independent power provider called Transco Laoag. This means that the wind goes through the area pretty much unimpeded and could easily drive the turbines and generators within the shaft of the wind mills. Palawan and Eastern Mindanao. Ferdinand ³Bong Bong´ Marcos Jr. Leyte is one of the islands in the Philippines where the first geothermal power plant started operations in July 1977. ± the son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos ± was instrumental in making the vision of having a wind farm in the Ilocos region a reality. The coast faces the South China Sea ± a very favorable body of water to face. there are 30 wind mill units along the entire stretch of the coast. Leyte. leaving the entire province vulnerable to inconvenient power failures that hampered not onli the citizens but local businesses and investors who have decided to set up shop in Ilocos. Bangui is a fourth-class municipality in one of the northernmost provinces in the Luzon landmass. making the province less reliant on the power from La Union. Bangui was picked from many other regions in the Philippines through a geological and meteorological survey done by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) when they conducted research to screen out for potential places in the country that could serve as good. Each wind turbine is said to be 60 meters high and were manufactured by the Vestas company. geothermal energy accounted for 17.[2] Enter Bangui The town of Bangui in Ilocos Norte is one of the few shining examples in the region that wind power could be used to provide affordable and clean energy for a vast chunk of a province¶s population and industry. The other areas on the list included certain parts of the islands ofMindoro. Leyte. There were other areas in the country that were deemedsuitable for the installation of wind farms. At present. which is still one province away.

Aside from the amount saved in the process of making energy cheaper for the people of Ilocos Norte.In 2006. The wind farms hardly emit green house gases and are generally safe for the other ecosystems that exist within the area.4 billion) once the changes and developments have been made. it was computed that the power generated by the wind farm allowed for over USD1 million (P45.46 million) in savings. . It has been estimated that the project would cost over USD75 million (P3.04 billion). It would still take time for the project to pay for itself as the entire price tag for the endeavour is said to have reached an eye popping sum of USD23 million (P1. The wind turbines themselves have become a big tourist attraction for the once sleepy town of Bangui. There are plans to expand the project further and almost double wind farm's capacity. It is projected that additions to the project made in the next 10 years could boost the ratio serviced by the wind farms to about 70 percent of Ilocos Norte's entire power requirment. the creation of the wind farms also allowed the province to be one of the most environmentally-friendly locales in the country.

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