Hydro capacity accounted for 16.7% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData, with total recorded hydro capacity of 1,357GW. This is expected to contribute 12.6% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 1,555GW. Of the total global hydro capacity, 0.87% is in Colombia. Listed below are the five largest upcoming hydro power plants by capacity in Colombia, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global hydro power segment. Buy the latest hydro power plant profiles here.
The HidroItuango is a 2,400MW hydro power project located in Antioquia, Colombia. It is being developed by Hidroelectrica Ituango. The project is currently in under construction stage. The project is expected to enter commercial operation in 2023. The project is owned by Colombia’s Antioquia department (IDEA); Empresas Publicas De Medellin. Buy the profile here.
Micay is a 800MW hydro power project in Cauca, Colombia. Gestion Y Disenos Electricos is developing this project. The project is expected to come online by 2026. The project is currently in announced stage. It is owned by Gestion Y Disenos Electricos. Buy the profile here.
3. Dubbed Proyecto Hidroelectrico La Paz
The 648.50MW Dubbed Proyecto Hidroelectrico La Paz is located in Caqueta, Colombia. It is owned by Universal Stream. The hydro project is currently in permitting stage. The commercial operation of the project is expected in 2025. Universal Stream is developing this project. Buy the profile here.
4. Patia II
The Patia II is a 570MW hydro power project. It is planned in Narino, Colombia. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed by Isagen. Post completion of construction, the project is expected to get commissioned by 2027. Isagen is the owner of the project. Buy the profile here.
5. Patia I
The 520MW hydro project, Patia I is expected to get commissioned by 2025. It is being developed by Isagen. The project is currently in announced stage. Isagen is the owner of the project. Buy the profile here.
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