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January 5, 2022

Cabra Corral, Argentina

By Carmen

Cabra Corral is a 102MW hydro power project. It is located on Guachipas, Rosario and Arias river/basin in Salta, Argentina. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1978.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 102 102 Active Salta, Argentina Panedile Argentina SAICF eI

Description

The project was developed by Panedile Argentina SAICF eI and is currently owned by AES Argentina Generacion with a stake of 100%.

Cabra Corral is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 3,130 million cubic meter. The penstock length is 185.09m. The project generated 250 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1978.

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Contractors Involved

Litostroj Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 34MW nameplate capacity.

Koncar – Elektroindustrija supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 40 MVA.

About Panedile Argentina SAICF eI

Panedile Argentina SAICF eI(Panedile) is a construction and engineering service provider. The company offers construction and works management services in the areas of hydropower and hydraulic works, roadways and highways, sanitation, architecture, mining, and oil and gas. It offers various projects such as Punta Negra Hydroelectric Power Station, El Tambolar Hydroelectric Power Station, Juan Felipe Ibarra Complex, Altamar Sky Rise Residences, Santiago Del Estero Data Center, Resistencia Treatment Plant, Bernal Pumping Station, Bahia Blanca Sewage Treatment Plant, Farallon Negro Mining Complex, Alfalfal Hydroelectric Power Station, Rio Grande Hydroelectric Power Station, and others. Panedile is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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