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January 10, 2022

Huanza, Peru

By Carmen

Huanza is a 90.6MW hydro power project. It is located on Pallca river/basin in Peru. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2014.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 90.6 90.6 Active Peru Empresa de Generacion Huanza


The project is developed and owned by Empresa de Generacion Huanza.

Huanza is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 654m. The penstock length is 2,800m. The project generated 482.017 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $257m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2014.

Contractors Involved

Astaldi was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.

Chongqing Water Turbine Works was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pelton turbines, each with 47.8MW nameplate capacity.

Chongqing Water Turbine Works supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 53.2 MVA.


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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