Canon del Pato is a 264.4MW hydro power project. It is located on Rio Santa river/basin in Ancash, Peru. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1958.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 264.4 264.4 Active Ancash, Peru


The project is currently owned by Orazul Energy Peru with a stake of 100%.

Canon del Pato is a run-of-river project. Canon del Pato underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1967, 1981, 1999. The project generated 1,446.2 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1958.

Contractors Involved

Aker Kvaerner was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of pelton turbines, each with 41MW nameplate capacity.

ABB supplied 6 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 43.26 MVA.


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