Los Caracoles is a 125MW hydro power project. It is located on San Juan river/basin in San Juan, Argentina. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2004 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||125||125||–||Active||San Juan, Argentina||Energia ProvIncial Sociedad del Estado|
The project is developed and owned by Energia ProvIncial Sociedad del Estado. The company has a stake of 100%.
Los Caracoles is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 565 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 150m. The project generated 715 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $1,200m.
The project construction commenced in 2004 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009.
Panedile Argentina and Techint E&C were selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.
Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 62.6MW nameplate capacity.
Power Machines supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 71.5 MVA.
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