Cacheuta Nueva is a 122.8MW hydro power project. It is located on Mendoza river/basin in Mendoza, Argentina. 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 1999 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2002. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by IMPSA.

Cacheuta Nueva is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 175m and 120m respectively. The penstock length is 280m. The penstock diameter is 4m. The project generated 520 GWh of electricity.

The nameplate capacity of electric generator(s) installed at the site is 37.5 MVA.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1999 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2002.

Contractors involved

IMPSA was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 30.7MW nameplate capacity.

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About IMPSA

IMPSA SA (IMPSA) is a renewable energy services company. It provides comprehensive integrated solutions for power generation from renewable resources, equipment for process industry and environmental services. The company designs, manufactures, and sells turbines and other power related equipment. IMPSA provides port cranes and equipment services for hydro and wind power generation projects, oil, gas and nuclear industries; and technological services. It implements projects in automation and control systems, renewable energies, oil and gas works, telemetric systems, communications systems, and EPC works in wind farms and solar parks. The company has operations across the world. IMPSA is headquartered in Godoy Cruz, Mendoza, Argentina.

This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.