El Fuerte is a 59.4MW hydro power project. It is located on Rio Fuerte river/basin in Sinaloa, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1960.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 59.4 59.4 Active Sinaloa, Mexico


The project is currently owned by Comision Federal de Electricidad.

The project generated 439.94 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1960.

Contractors Involved

Ansaldo San Giorgio was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 turbines, each with 19.8MW nameplate capacity.

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied 3 electric generators for the project.


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