El Baqueano is a 140MW hydro power project. It is planned on Diamante river/basin in Mendoza, Argentina. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2026 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2030. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Emprendimientos Energeticos Binacionales and Empresa Mendocina de Energia. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

The project is expected to generate 443 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 70MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2026. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2030.

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About Empresa Mendocina de Energia

Empresa Mendocina de Energia SA specialises in the exploration and extraction of oil, gas, and liquefied natural gas. It specialises in developing and supplying hydrocarbons. It also supplies cells, photovoltaic panels, transformers, and trackers to various industries. It generates electrical energy through hydroelectric power. The company is headquartered in Ciudad de Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina.

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.