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January 13, 2022

Palomino, Dominican Republic

By Carmen

Palomino is an 80MW hydro power project. It is located on Yaque del Sur river/basin in San Juan, Dominican Republic. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2009 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 80 80 Active San Juan, Dominican Republic

Description

The project is currently owned by Empresa de Generacion Hidroelectrica Dominicana.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 3.3 million cubic meter. The project generated 180 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $19.4m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2009 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2012.

Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 40.5MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 48 MVA.

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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