Delsitanisagua is an 180MW hydro power project. It is located on Delsi, Tanisagua, Zamora river/basin in Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador. 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 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2018. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Corporacion Electrica del Ecuador.

Delsitanisagua is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 519.07m and 495m respectively. The penstock length is 255m. The penstock diameter is 2.9m. The project generated 1,411 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $334.843m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 60MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2018.

Contractors involved

Hydrochina was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

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About Corporacion Electrica del Ecuador

Corporacion Electrica del Ecuador (CELEC E.P) carries out the generation, transmission, and commercialization of power. It is also sells, buys, exports and imports power from other energy generation companies. The company's major portfolio involves in hydroelectric, thermal and renewable energy projects. It generates electricity through hydraulics, thermal, wind and renewable energy sources. The company’s major hydroelectric projects are coca codo with 1500 MW and Quijos with 50 MW of power in Ecuador. It operates transmission stations in Pomasqui, Ambato, Mulalo, Santo Domingo, Chone, San Gregorio, Quininde, Cuenca, Loja, The Locks, Posorja and New Prosperina. CELEC E.P is headquartered in Cuenca, Ecuador


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