Machicura is a 95MW hydro power project. It is located on Maule river/basin in Maule, Chile. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1981 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1985.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||95||95||–||Active||Maule, Chile|
The project is currently owned by Colbun with a stake of 100%.
Machicura is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 37m.
The project construction commenced in 1981 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1985.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Sistema Interconectado Central under a power purchase agreement.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 45MW nameplate capacity.
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