Anacua is a 270.6MW hydro power project. It is planned on Parana river/basin in Corrientes, Argentina. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 270.6 270.6 Permitting Corrientes, Argentina Entidad Binacional Yacyreta


The project is being developed and currently owned by Entidad Binacional Yacyreta.

The project is expected to generate 2,000 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $450m.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.

Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 90.2MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding is expected to supply 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is likely to be 100 MVA.

About Entidad Binacional Yacyreta

Entidad Binacional Yacyreta (EBY) operates a hydroelectric power station on the Yacyreta -Apipe falls on the Parana river. It carries out the provision of electricity generation services. The company’s key products and services include electricity; and hydroelectric power generation, transmission, distribution and supply activities. It also provides flood warning services; and facilitates the implementation of irrigation systems. In addition, the company provides powerhouse operations and management services. It serves families, businesses and industries in Argentina and Paraguay. EBY is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


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