Icona is a 101.6MW hydro power project. It is planned on Juntas Corani river/basin in Cochabamba, Bolivia. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||101.6||–||101.6||Announced||Cochabamba, Bolivia||Empresa Electrica Corani|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Empresa Electrica Corani.
The gross head of the project will be 159m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, is expected to be 2 in number. The penstock diameter will be 3m. The project cost is expected to be around $262.5m.
The hydro power project consists of 2 units of francis turbines.
Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.
About Empresa Electrica Corani
Empresa Electrica Corani SA (Empresa Electrica), a subsidiary of Empresa Nacional de Electricidad Bolivia, is a renewable energy company that develops and operates hydroelectric power plants and wind farms. The company offers operation and maintenance, project development, and technical services. It owns and operates Corani hydroelectric plant, Santa Isabel hydroelectric plant, and Qollpana wind farm. Empresa Electrica’s projects include Saint Joseph Hydroelectric Project, Blue Band Hydroelectric Project, Ragweed Hydroelectric Project, Saint Barbara Hydroelectric Project, Villa Jorka Hydroelectric Project, Santa Rosa Hydroelectric Project, Rositas Hydroelectric Project, Warnes Wind Project, Saint Julian Wind Project, The Golden Wind Project, The Ventolera Wind Project, and others. The company has operations throughout Bolivia. Empresa Electrica is headquartered in Cochabamba, Bolivia
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