Bakun power plant and transmission - Main data

Main dam
Type: Concrete face rockfill dam
Height above foundation: 205 m
Volume: 15.6 million m3
Catchment area: 14,750 km2
Reservoir area: 695 km2
Installed capacity: 6 x 420 MW
Annual/average generated energy: 16,785 GWh
Transmission system
500 kV HVDC terminals 3 poles/station
500 kV overhead lines 2 bipoles, 660 km
500 kV submarine cables 710 MW, 3 x 670 km
Operational after 6 years


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