Alfalfal II is a 264MW hydro power project. It is located on Maipo river/basin in Santiago Metropolitan, Chile. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Alto Maipo. The AES and Others are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 99% and 1% respectively.
Alfalfal II is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 1,146m and 1,122m respectively. The penstock length is 450m. The penstock diameter is 2.4m. The project generated 1,184 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Minera Los Pelambres under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pelton turbines.
Voith Hydro Holding supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 162.2 MVA.
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