Aboitiz Power’s coal plant in Davao suffers technical problem
Therma South Inc., a unit of Aboitiz Power Corp., said Friday a unit of its 300-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Davao City suffered a technical problem, contributing to the power supply deficit in Mindanao.
Aboitiz Power said in a disclosure to the stock exchange unit 1 of the coal plant, with a net capacity of 130 MW, tripped at 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday and needed to be repaired for 14 days.
“After an investigation was conducted, it was found out that the unit has a boiler tube leak. The repairs on unit 1 is expected to last 14 days. Unit 2 [130 MW net] remains operational,” it said.
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