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Bakun at 50% capacity producing 900MW


Bakun Dam - Zulkifle(inset): ‘Only four to six turbines are  running in accordance with the power requirement of SEB.

Bakun Dam - Zulkifle(inset): ‘Only four to six turbines are running in accordance with the power requirement of SEB.

KUCHING: The 2,400MW Bakun hydroelectric dam is currently operating at slightly more than 50% of its optimum generating capacity even though all its eight turbines have been commissioned.

Sarawak Hidro Sdn Bhd managing director Zulkifle Osman said the Bakun dam was now producing an average of 900MW as that was the current requirement of Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB), the sole buyer of Bakun power.

Utilities , Bakun

   

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