El Guavio is a 1,250MW hydro power project. It is located on Guavio, Chivor, Batatas river/basin in Cundinamarca, Colombia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1992. Buy the profile here.

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Grupo Energia Bogota, Enel Americas and Others are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51.51%, 48.48% and 0.01% respectively.

El Guavio is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,043 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 1,050m. The project generated 5,890 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1992.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 units of pelton turbines.

GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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