Nihuil I is a 74.24MW hydro power project. It is located on Atuel river/basin in Mendoza, Argentina. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1942 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1957.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||74.24||74.24||–||Active||Mendoza, Argentina|
The project is currently owned by Pampa Energia with a stake of 100%.
Nihuil I is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 189m. The penstock length is 347m. The penstock diameter is 4m. Nihuil I underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2000. The project generated 365 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1942 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1957.
Ansaldo Energia was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 18.56MW nameplate capacity.
Ansaldo Energia supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 23.2 MVA.
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