El Sireno is a 335MW hydro power project. It is planned on Penderisco river/basin in Antioquia, Colombia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 335 335 Permitting Antioquia, Colombia Empresas Publicas De Medellin


The project is being developed and currently owned by Empresas Publicas De Medellin.

El Sireno is a reservoir based project. The project cost is expected to be around $816.181m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.

About Empresas Publicas De Medellin

Empresas Publicas de Medellin ESP (EPM) is a public utility owned by the Municipality of Medellin. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company also provides natural gas and distribution services, wastewater and solid waste management and treatment services. EPM produces electric energy using coal, natural gas and other thermal, wind and hydro sources. In addition, it holds interests in data, Internet, voice, professional services and data center businesses. It also provides self-service solutions, loyalty programs and digital channels. The company serves residential, commercial and industrial customers across Guatemala, Colombia, El Salvador, Chile, Panama and Bermuda. EPM is headquartered in Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia.


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