Calima is a 132MW hydro power project. It is located on Bravo, Calima river/basin in Valle del Cauca, Colombia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1966.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 132 132 Active Valle del Cauca, Colombia


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

Calima is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 581 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 225m. The project generated 180 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1966.

Contractors Involved

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 33MW nameplate capacity.

Toshiba Hydro Power (Hanzhou) supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 37.5 MVA.


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