La Amistad-Mexico is a 66MW hydro power project. It is located on Grande de Santiago river/basin in Coahuila, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1981 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1987.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||66||66||–||Active||Coahuila, Mexico|
The project is currently owned by Comision Federal de Electricidad.
La Amistad-Mexico is a reservoir based project. The gross head and net head of the project are 53.6m and 35m respectively. 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, are 4 in number. The penstock length is 294.2m. The penstock diameter is 4.8m. The project generated 161 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1981 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1987.
Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 33MW nameplate capacity.
Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro supplied 2 electric generators for the project.
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