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January 7, 2022

Jiguey, Dominican Republic

By Carmen

Jiguey is a 96MW hydro power project. It is located in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 96 96 Active San Cristobal, Dominican Republic Construtora Norberto Odebrecht


The project was developed by Construtora Norberto Odebrecht and is currently owned by Empresa de Generacion Hidroelectrica Dominicana.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 167 million cubic meter. The project generated 202 GWh of electricity.

Jiguey (Jiguey Active Units) consists of 1 unit of francis turbine with 48MW nameplate capacity.

Jiguey (Jiguey Rehab Units) consists of 1 unit of francis turbine with 48MW nameplate capacity.

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Contractors Involved

Ercole Marelli Power supplied 1 electric generator for the Jiguey (Jiguey Active Units). The generator capacity is 61.25 MVA.

Ercole Marelli Power supplied 1 electric generator for the Jiguey (Jiguey Rehab Units). The generator capacity is 61.25 MVA.

About Construtora Norberto Odebrecht

Construtora Norberto Odebrecht SA (Construtora Norberto), a subsidiary of Odebrecht SA is a construction contractor. The company provides engineering, procurement and construction services for buildings, thermal and hydroelectric power plants. It constructs nuclear centers, steel mills, petrochemical centers, highways, urban mobility, ports, logistic systems, railroads, ports and airports, mining facilities and offshore operation rigs. The company serves transport and logistics, sanitation, urban development and buildings, energy, and industrial engineering sectors. The company has presence in Germany, Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, the UAE, the US, Ghana, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, and Venezuela. Construtora Norberto is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


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