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January 24, 2022

Peligre, Haiti

By Carmen

Peligre is a 54MW hydro power project. It is located on Artibonite river/basin in Centre, Haiti. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1969 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1971.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 54 54 Active Centre, Haiti Electricite d’Haiti


The project is developed and owned by Electricite d’Haiti. The company has a stake of 100%.

Peligre is a reservoir based project. Peligre underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1975, 2014-2018. The project generated 320 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1969 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1971.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 3 units of Francis turbines, each with 18MW nameplate capacity.

Ercole Marelli Power supplied 1 electric generator for the Peligre (Peligre Active_Phase 1). The generator capacity is 19.6 MVA.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the Peligre (Peligre Active_Phase 2). The generator capacity is 20 MVA.


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