Coca Codo Sinclair is a 1,500MW hydro power project. It is located on Coca river/basin in Napo, Ecuador. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,500||1,500||–||Active||Napo, Ecuador||Sinohydro|
The project was developed by Sinohydro and is currently owned by Hidroelectrica Coca Codo SInclair.
Coca Codo Sinclair is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 604.1m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 2 in number. The penstock length is 1,900m. The project generated 8,630 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $2,500m.
The hydro power project consists of 8 generators each with 205 MVA nameplate capacity.
The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016.
Sinohydro was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.
Harbin Electric Machinery was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 8 units of Pelton turbines, each with 187.5MW nameplate capacity.
Sinohydro Corp Ltd (Sinohydro), a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation of China, is a state-owned engineering and construction company executing large- and medium-scale hydropower projects. Its portfolio of services includes general construction; engineering, procurement and construction (EPC); and investment. The company carries out the construction of water conservancy, hydropower stations, power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate projects. The company also offers project financing, design, implementation, and operation of infrastructures such as power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate. The company has regional offices in several countries across Asia-Pacific, Africa, America, Eurasia, West Asia, and North Africa. Sinohydro is headquartered in Beijing, China.
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