Jose Maria Morelos is a 320MW hydro power project. It is located on Balsas river/basin in Michoacan, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1968.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 320 320 Active Michoacan, Mexico


The project is currently owned by Comision Federal de Electricidad.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 710 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 41.8m. The project generated 1,278 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1968.

Contractors Involved

Mitsubishi was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 turbines, each with 76MW nameplate capacity.

Mitsubishi supplied 4 electric generators for the project.


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