Chiriqui-Esti is a 120MW hydro power project. It is located on Esti river/basin in Chiriqui, Panama. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2003.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 120 120 Active Chiriqui, Panama


The project is currently owned by The AES with a stake of 49.07%.

Chiriqui-Esti is a run-of-river project. The project generated 650 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2003.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 60MW nameplate capacity.


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