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November 29, 2021

Los Blancos, Argentina

By Carmen

Los Blancos is a 486MW hydro power project. It is planned on Tunuyan river/basin in Mendoza, Argentina. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 486 486 Announced Mendoza, Argentina Jose Cartellone Construcciones Civiles; OAS


Los Blancos (Los Blancos I ) consists of 2 units of francis turbines with 162MW nameplate capacity.

Los Blancos (Los Blancos II) consists of 3 units of francis turbines with 54MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.

About Jose Cartellone Construcciones Civiles

Jose Cartellone Construcciones Civiles SA (JCCCSA) is a construction company that operates in the business of constructing heavy industry and complex works. The company offers project management and property development services. It constructs and develops dams and hydroelectric power plants, transmission lines and transformer stations, architectural works, hydraulic and sanitation works, sanitation works, aqueducts, irrigation works, roads, bridges, tunnels, and harbor works, among others. The company caters to the oil, mining and port industries. It has operations in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Panama. JCCCSA is headquartered in Maipu, Mendoza, Argentina.

About OAS

OAS SA (OAS) is a construction company. The company’s service offerings include construction and engineering, architecture and designing, project management, real estate investment, property management and maintenance services. It also provides construction planning, sanitation engineering, building engineering, performance management, and infrastructure investment services, among others. OAS constructs and develops highway, power plant, airport, port, dam, road, oil and gas, water development, railway, tunnels, commercial, industrial, retail, infrastructure, and residential projects. The company provides its services to public and private sectors. OAS is headquartered in Guarulhos, Sao Paulo, Brazil.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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