|Binga Hydroelectric Plant|
The reservoir as viewed from the mountains
|Official name||Binga Hydroelectric Power Plant|
|Location||Brgy. Binga, Itogon, Benguet|
|Construction began||August 1956|
|Opening date||May 1960|
|Construction cost||$ 18.50 Million (at current price)|
|Owner(s)||National Power Corporation|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Storage, Earth and Rock fill|
|Spillway type||Tainter radial Gates, motor driven Hoist, Chain lift Type|
|Total capacity||87.44 million cubic meters|
|Max. water depth||193 meters|
|Turbines||4 units Vertical shaft, Francis turbine|
|Installed capacity||100 MW|
|Annual generation||516,000,000 kWh|
The plant was constructed in August 1956 and was opened in May 1960, three years after Ambuklao Dam was opened. It is located 31 km southeast of Baguio City and 19 km downstream of Ambuklao Dam. Improvement of the dam is ongoing for it had received heavy damage during the 1990 Luzon earthquake, and its installed capacity of 100 MW is being upgraded to 120 MW.
- Catajan, Maria Elena (3 September 2013). "Power firm ups Binga Dam capacity to 125MW". Sun.Star Baguio. Retrieved 10 February 2015.
- "Binga Dam". National Power Corporation. Retrieved 10 February 2015.
- "BINGA DAM". Retrieved 2012-02-20.
- "Binga dam undergoes rehabilitation". 2011-11-17. Retrieved 2012-02-20.
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