Encimadas is a 94MW hydro power project. It is planned on Arma river/basin in Caldas, Colombia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting 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 2028. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Hidroelectricas del Rio Arma S.A.S. E.S.P.

Encimadas is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project will be 742.76m and 736.66m respectively. The project is expected to generate 563 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 47MW nameplate capacity.

The project will have 2 electric generators installed at the project site. The generator capacity is likely to be 52 MVA.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2026. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2028.

Contractors involved

Hidroelectricas del Rio Arma S.A.S. E.S.P is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the hydro power project for a period of 30 years.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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