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Caruachi Hydroelectric Power Plant

Order year

1993

Output

2,160MW

Plant type

Hydro

Location

Caroní River, Venezuela

Estimated investment

$2.1 billion

Completion

2003 / 2010

Hydro units

12 x 180MW

Sponsor

Electrificatión del Caroní CA (EDELCA)

Lead equipment suppliers

Kvaerner / GE / VA Technologie

Project management

Dragados y Construcciones / Ingerieros Civiles Asociados (ICA) / VIALPA

Combustion equipment

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) / Consortium

Power transmission system

ABB

Turbine components

Hyundai Heavy Industries (180MW x 12 units)

Radial gates

VA Tech Hydro
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