General Jose Antonio Paez is a 240MW hydro power project. It is located on Santo Domingo river/basin in Merida, Venezuela. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1970 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1973.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||240||240||–||Active||Merida, Venezuela||Compania Anonima de Administracion y Fomento Electrico|
The project is developed and owned by Compania Anonima de Administracion y Fomento Electrico. The company has a stake of 100%.
General Jose Antonio Paez is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project is 928m. General Jose Antonio Paez underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2014-2017. The project generated 574.41 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1970 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1973.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of pelton turbines, each with 60MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project.
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