La Tasajera is a 306MW hydro power project. It is located on Rio Grande river/basin in Antioquia, Colombia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1993.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 306 306 Active Antioquia, Colombia


The project is currently owned by Empresas Publicas De Medellin.

The gross head of the project is 933m. The project generated 1,400 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1993.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 102MW nameplate capacity.

Ercole Marelli Power supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 109 MVA.


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