Callahuanca is an 84.17MW hydro power project. It is located on Rimac, Santa Eulalia river/basin in Lima, Peru. 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 1934 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1938. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Enel Generacion Peru SAA. Enel Americas and Others are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 83.6% and 16.4% respectively.

Callahuanca is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 435m and 424m respectively. Callahuanca underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2005, 2017-2019. The project generated 614.11 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1934 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1938.

Contractors involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Andritz Hydro and Voith Hydro Holding.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Andritz Hydro and Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation.

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About Enel Generacion Peru SAA

Enel Generacion Peru SAA (Enel Generacion), a subsidiary of Enel Americas SA, is a power generation company. It offers transmission and distribution of electricity. The company generates electricity through thermal and hydroelectric sources. Enel Generacion also carries out hydroelectric plant generation portfolio includes Huinco, Matucana, Callahuanca, Moyopampa, Huampani, Chimay and Yanango. Its thermal power plant generation portfolio comprises Santa Rosa and Ventanilla. Enel Generacion also provides online services for payments, digital receipts and other services. It serves residential and commercial customers across Peru. Enel Generacion is headquartered in San Miguel, Peru.


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