EDC Burgos Wind Power Corporation ranked second in the Wind Resource Type categoryEnergy Development Corporation (EDC) was recognized for its EDC Burgos Wind Power Corporation’s (EBWPC) exemplary compliance at the recent Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Compliance Officers (WCO) Summit 2021. The 150-megawatt renewable energy power producer ranked second in the wind category.
Organized by Philippine Electricity Market Corporation, WESM’s governing body, the WCO Summit recognizes the efforts of power generating companies to attain high compliance scores with set spot market rules while working on their respective commitments to offer to the market their maximum available capacity through forecast accuracy and real-time dispatch.
“We are grateful for this recognition of our team’s efforts to attain a high level of compliance,” said Andy Durog, head of EBWPC. “Wind and solar will play an important role in decarbonizing the country. As we continue to strongly advocate for the shift to clean, renewable energy, we reaffirm our commitment to efficiency, transparency and open access to the market.”
Occupying a 680-hectare site covering three barangays in Ilocos Norte, EBWPC is the country’s largest wind power facility. The wind farm generates approximately 370 gigawatt-hours of electricity a year, which is used to power more than two million households in the Philippines. It offsets approximately 200,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually. (Story/Photos by: Frances Ariola)