Impact study to be prepared for Kalinga geothermal project

Approaching Tinglayan, Kalinga, Philippines (source: Panoramio/ Valencerina clifton)
Alexander Richter 14 Jan 2019

The 120 MW Kalinga geothermal power project in Kalinga Province in the Philippines has received approval for working on a grid impact study from the country's Department of Energy.

News report that the Philippines’ Department of Energy has giving Aragorn Power and Energy Corp. approval for the conduct of a grid impact study on the proposed 120 MW Kalinga geothermal power project in Pasil, Kalinga province, Philippines.

This is the first project allowed by the agency this year to conduct a study on the impact of the Kalinga project to the grid.The DoE approved the conduct of the study on January 4.

We reported last year, that DOE in the Philippines declared the Kalinga project as an energy project of national significance, and that the company plans to start drilling in 2019.

The Geothermal Service Contract of the project covers an area of ca. 26,000 hectares and has an estimated potential of 120 MW to 200 MW. The contract is held by APEC and partner Guidance Management Corp.

Source: Manila Standard