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The La Trinidad Hydro is located within three barangays: Alapang, Alno, and Bineng in the Municipality of La trinidad, Benguet. It harnesses the Balili River and through it, the facility is able to generate 20.4 MW of clean and renewable energy.

To give way to the 19MW LTH, Bineng Hydros 1, 2a and 2b were decommissioned and became Bineng Combination Hydro. The  hydropower facility was formally renamed to La Trinidad Hydro on January 22, 2018 by the Department of Energy. It symbolizes the partnership and identity established by Hedcor and La Trinidad since 1991.

Hedcor’s partnership with the community of La Trinidad gave way to education and healthcare projects, infrustrcture advancements, and increased employment among locals.

Capacity 20.4 MW
Location La Trinidad, Benguet
Commercial Operation Date July 2019
Turbines 2 units Pelton type (vertical)
  1 unit 1 MW Francis type


Capacity 8 MW
Location Brgy. Banengbeng, Sablan, Benguet
Commissioning August 1991 and June 1997
Turbines 2 units 3.5 MW Francis type
1 unit 1 MW Francis type

Further downstream of the Balili River is the Bineng 3 Hydro. It was commissioned in September 1992 with a capacity of 3 MW from five turbines that could individually produce 600 kWh. It was upgraded to 3.5 MW in 1994 by adding a turbine that could produce 500 kWh.
In 1996, all six units were replaced with a single Pelton turbine with a rated capacity of 5 MW. Because of this upgrade, there were fewer units to maintain and the annual average generation was 12 GWh. The clean and renewable energy generated is then delivered to Advent Energy, Inc.
Capacity 5 MW
Location Brgy. Bineng, La Trinidad, Benguet
Commissioning September 1992, May 1994, June 1996
Turbines 1 unit 5 MW Pelton type

Capacity 6.15 MW
Location Brgy. Sinakbat, Bakun, Benguet
Commissioning August 8, 1992, May 23, 1996
Turbines 4 units Pelton type

Capacity 3.8 MW
Location Brgy. Tadiangan, Tuba, Benguet
Commissioning November 2011
Turbines 1 unit Pelton type

1.2 MW
Location Brgy. Tadiangan, Tuba, Benguet
Commissioning June 15, 1991
Turbines 3 units Pelton type

Capacity 3.6 MW
Location Brgy. Sinakbat, Bakun Benguet
Commissioning July 24, 1993
Turbines 2 units 600 kW Pelton type
2 units 1.2 MW Turgo type


Capacity 2.4 MW
Location Brgy. Ampusongan, Bakun Benguet
Commissioning June 19, 1992 and October 5, 1993
Turbines 4 units 600 kW Francis type

Capacity 2.4 MW
Location Brgy. Ampucao, Itogon, Benguet
Commissioning October 6, 1991
Turbines 4 units Francis type

Capacity 70 MW
Location Brgy. Amilongan, Alilem, Ilocos Sur
Commissioning February 2001
Turbines 4 units Pelton Type

Hedcor pioneered the very first hydropower facility in Mountain Province—the 14-megawatt Sabangan Hydro. This facility is located in Brgy. Namatec, Sabangan and harnesses the power of the Chico river.

This relatively small run-of-river hydropower plant, proved that there is big power in small hydro.

Hedcor Sabangan started the construction of the hydropower plant in 2013 and was inaugurated in 2015. It became the communities’ pride for its human story and its successful operation.

Today, not only does the plant delivers about 49 GWh annually but it also offsets about 29,000 tons of carbon dioxide.

Since run-of-river hydropower plants are location specific, the rugged terrain of Mountain Province offers countless opportunities for hydropower development.

The intake weir where water is diverted to the powerhouse is located in Barangay Napua. A three kilometer tunnel then conveys the rushing waters to the powerhouse located in Barangay Namatec. The water turns the turbine in high speed creating mechanical energy, when harnessed this energy turns into electrical energy powering households and businesses.


Capacity 14 MW
Location Brgy. Namatec, Sabangan, Mt. Province
Commissioning February 2015
Turbines  2 units Pelton type


Capacity 1 MW
Location Brgy. Malagos, Calinan, Davao City
Commissioning May 13, 1992
Turbines 2 units 500-kW Francis type


Capacity .60 MW
Location Brgy Mintal, Davao City
Commissioning January 2005
Turbines 3 units 200-kW Francis type

Capacity 0.65 MW
Location Tugbok, Davao City
Commissioning January 2005
Turbines 1 unit 450-kW Francis vertical type
1 unit 200-kW Kaplan Runner vertical type

The Talomo 2B Hydro is located in Brgy. Tugbok, Davao City and harnesses the power of the Talomo River. It was built in 1954 and commissioned for NPC in 1958. Although Hedcor had been operating and maintaining it since 1972, it was only in January 2005 that the plant was commissioned as Hedcor’s asset.

As commonly found among all of Hedcor’s hydropower facilities, Talomo 2B Hydro does not have a penstock but is still capable of generating up to 2.3 GWh annually. Its generation is then delivered to Davao Light and Power Company.

Capacity 0.30 MW
Location Brgy. Tugbok, Davao City
Commissioning January 2005
Turbines 1 unit 300-kW Francis type

The Talomo 3 Hydro was built in the 1950’s and was commissioned by Hedcor in 2005 as one of its assets. It is located in Brgy. Catalunan Pequeño, Davao city utilizes the power of the Talomo river.

Although the plant has a relatively small footprint of about 200 square meters, it can still generate up to 13 GWh annually. Its generation is then delivered to Davao Light and Power Company.

Capacity 1.92 MW
Location Brgy. Catalunan Pequeno, Davao City
Commissioning January 2005
Turbines 2 units 960-kW Francis type