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November 23, 2021

Macagua II, Venezuela

By Carmen

Macagua II is a 2,592MW hydro power project. It is located on Caroni river/basin in Bolivar, Venezuela. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1988 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1996.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 2,592 2,592 Active Bolivar, Venezuela Clark Construction Group

Description

The project was developed by Clark Construction Group and is currently owned by Electrificacion del Caroni.

Macagua II is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 55m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1988 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1996.

Contractors Involved

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 12 units of francis turbines, each with 216MW nameplate capacity.

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro supplied 12 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 250 MVA.

About Clark Construction Group

Clark Construction Group LLC (Clark) is a provider of civil construction services. It offers pre-construction, design-build, lean construction, public-private partnerships (PPP), virtual design and construction and self-perform services. The portfolio of services includes general contracting, business planning and feasibility studies, consulting, construction management and consulting, leadership in energy and environmental design (LEED) services, building information modeling (BIM), and project development services. It serves aviation, correctional and judicial, government, military, mission-critical, public assembly, science, seismic, and industrial and distribution. The company operates offices in Maryland, Virginia, Colorado, California, Washington, Illinois, Florida and Texas, the US. Clark is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, the US.

Methodology

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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