Charcani V is a 153MW hydro power project. It is located on Chili river/basin in Arequipa, Peru. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1989.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 153 153 Active Arequipa, Peru Odebrecht Peru Ingenieria y Construccion S.A.C


The project was developed by Odebrecht Peru Ingenieria y Construccion S.A.C and is currently owned by Empresa de Generacion Electrica de Arequipa with a stake of 100%.

Charcani V is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 706.4m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1989.

Contractors Involved

Neyrpic was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 51.29MW nameplate capacity.

Alsthom Atlantique supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 57 MVA.


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