Patuca II B is a 270MW hydro power project. It is planned on Patuca river/basin in Olancho, Honduras. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||270||–||270||Permitting||Olancho, Honduras||Empresa Nacional de Energia Electrica; Sinohydro|
The project is being developed by Empresa Nacional de Energia Electrica and Sinohydro. The project is currently owned by Empresa Nacional de Energia Electrica.
The project is expected to generate 1,337 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $768m.
The hydro power project consists of 3 units of francis turbines.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.
Sinohydro Corp Ltd (Sinohydro), a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation of China, is a state-owned engineering and construction company executing large- and medium-scale hydropower projects. Its portfolio of services includes general construction; engineering, procurement and construction (EPC); and investment. The company carries out the construction of water conservancy, hydropower stations, power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate projects. The company also offers project financing, design, implementation, and operation of infrastructures such as power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate. The company has regional offices in several countries across Asia-Pacific, Africa, America, Eurasia, West Asia, and North Africa. Sinohydro is headquartered in Beijing, China.
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