Llanitos is a 98MW hydro power project. It is planned on Ulua river/basin in Santa Barbara, Honduras. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||98||–||98||Announced||Santa Barbara, Honduras||Novonor|
The project is being developed by Novonor and is currently owned by Empresa Nacional de Energia Electrica.
The gross head of the project will be 86.2m. The project is expected to generate 370.4 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $566.7m.
The hydro power project consists of 2 units of francis turbines.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.
Novonor, is a diversified company. It carries out engineering and infrastructure construction services, development and operation of energy and infrastructure projects and real estate development services. The company executed various engineering and construction projects such as ports, urban transport, energy, irrigation, power plants, sports arenas, sanitation and urban renewal. The company also develops and operates concessions of highways, urban mobility, port terminals, and other infrastructure concessions such as irrigation, energy and transport assets. It also offers solutions for the oil and gas industry, and produces resins, biopolymers, ethanol, electricity and sugar. In December 2020, the company changed its name to Novonor from Odebrecht, as part of its rebranding strategy after Operation Car Wash corruption scandal. Novonor is headquartered in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
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