Philippines connects 150MW wind farm

An onshore wind farm with a total capacity of 150MW has officially been commissioned in the Philippines. EDC Burgos Wind Power Corporation’s wind farm – said to be the nation’s […]

Register now!

By Priyanka Shrestha

An onshore wind farm with a total capacity of 150MW has officially been commissioned in the Philippines.

EDC Burgos Wind Power Corporation’s wind farm – said to be the nation’s largest – was built at a cost of $450 million (£283.8m).

It is now connected to the grid and is delivering power to the Philippines’ transmission system but is waiting to qualify for the nation’s new Feed-in Tariff.

The wind farm includes 50 turbines provided by Danish manufacturer Vestas, which will cover servicing for the project.

EDC recently closed a $315 million (£198.6m) financing deal with the support of Denmark’s export credit agency EKF and a group of international and local banks.