Cerro Del Aguila is a 510MW hydro power project. It is located on Mantaro river/basin in Huancavelica, Peru. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 510 510 Active Huancavelica, Peru Cerro del Aguila


The project is developed and owned by Cerro del Aguila.

Cerro Del Aguila is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 276.04m and 267.59m respectively. The project generated 3,038 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $959m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2016.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Empresa Electricidad del Peru under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years. The contracted capacity is 200MW.

Contractors Involved

AENZA SAA and Astaldi were selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 171.3MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 201.3 MVA.


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