Cheves is a 172MW hydro power project. It is located on Huaura 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 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by SN Power and is currently owned by Statkraft with a stake of 100%.

Cheves is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 603m. The project generated 837 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to State-owned enterprises under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years. The contracted capacity is 168MW.

Contractors involved

Rainpower was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pelton turbines, each with 87MW nameplate capacity.

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About SN Power

SN Power AS (SN Power), a subsidiary of Norfund, is a hydropower company that acquires, develops, builds, and operates hydropower assets. The company also develops and generates wind power, gas power, and district heating, and hydropower projects by implementing domestic measures to curb emissions of greenhouse gases such as CO2. It offers risk management services, which include risk mitigation, internal audits, and balancing services. SN Power invests in clean and renewable energy projects on commercial basis. It also generates hydropower in the Philippines, Nepal, India, Chile, Brazil, Sri Lanka, and Peru. The company has operations in Thailand, Zambia, the Netherlands and Panama. SN Power is headquartered in Oslo City, Oslo, Norway.

This content was updated on 22 April 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.