Guri is a 10,700MW hydro power project. It is planned on Caroni river/basin in Bolivar, Venezuela. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 1963 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 1978. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Electrificacion del Caroni. The company has a stake of 100%.

Guri is a run-of-river project. The project is expected to generate 12,900 GWh of electricity.

Guri (Guri Phase I- Rehab Units) consists of 2 units of francis turbines with 225MW nameplate capacity.

Guri (Guri Phase I- Rehab Units) consists of 3 units of francis turbines with 270MW nameplate capacity.

Guri (Guri Phase I- Rehab Units) consists of 1 unit of francis turbine with 340MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 1963. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 1978.

Contractors involved

Guri (Guri Phase I- Active Units) will be equipped with GE Renewable Energy francis turbines. The phase consists of 4 turbines with 400MW nameplate capacity.

Guri (Guri Phase II) will be equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 770MW nameplate capacity.

Guri (Guri Phase II) will be equipped with GE Renewable Energy francis turbines. The phase consists of 5 turbines with 730MW nameplate capacity.

Guri (Guri Phase II-Active Units) will be equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbines. The phase consists of 4 turbines with 770MW nameplate capacity.

Electrificacion del Caroni is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the hydro power project.

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This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.