Acaray HPP is a 200MW hydro power project. It is located on Acaray river/basin in Alto Parana, Paraguay. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1965 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1968.
The project is developed and owned by Administracion Nacional de Electricidad. The company has a stake of 100%.
Acaray HPP is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 80 million cubic meter. Acaray HPP underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1977, 2018. The project generated 950 GWh of electricity.
Acaray HPP (Acaray HPP Phase I) consists of 2 units of francis turbines.
Acaray HPP (Acaray HPP Phase II) consists of 2 units of francis turbines.
The hydro power project consists of 2 generators each with 56 MVA nameplate capacity and 2 generators each with 60.7 MVA nameplate capacity respectively.
The project construction commenced in 1965 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1968.
About Administracion Nacional de Electricidad
Administracion Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE) carries out generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. The utility offers electric transport and street lighting services. It provides online bill payment, outage reporting, electric metering, rebates and incentives, energy saving tips, connect and disconnect service, meter reading, energy assistance, online energy audit, power restoration, net metering, electrical safety, budget billing, energy conservation, and others. ANDE operates various hydroelectric and thermal power generation facilities. The utility also owns and operates through a network of power transmission lines, transformers and substations. It serves residential, commercial and industrial customers across Paraguay. ANDE is headquartered in Asuncion, Paraguay.
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