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November 30, 2021

El Cajon – Mexico, Mexico

By Carmen

El Cajon – Mexico is a 750MW hydro power project. It is located on Rio Grande de Santiago river/basin in Nayarit, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2007.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 750 750 Active Nayarit, Mexico

Description

The project is currently owned by Comision Federal de Electricidad.

The project generated 1,228 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $1,539.375m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2007.

Contractors Involved

Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 375MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 394.74 MVA.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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