Blanco (Los Andes) is a 53MW hydro power project. It is located on Juncal, Blanco river/basin in Valparaiso, Chile. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1993.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 53 53 Active Valparaiso, Chile


The project is currently owned by Colbun with a stake of 100%.

Blanco (Los Andes) is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 654m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1993.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Sistema Interconectado Central under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of pelton turbine with 58MW nameplate capacity.

Fuji Electric supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 66 MVA.


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