La Guaca is a 324.6MW hydro power project. It is located on Bogota river/basin in Cundinamarca, Colombia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1985.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 324.6 324.6 Active Cundinamarca, Colombia


Grupo Energia Bogota and Enel Americas are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51.51% and 48.48% respectively.

La Guaca is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 1,015m. The project generated 1,250 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1985.

Contractors Involved

Kvaerner Brug was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 108MW nameplate capacity.

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied electric generator(s) for the project.


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