Florentino Ameghino is a 58MW hydro power project. It is located on Chubut river/basin in Chubut, Argentina. 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1968. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Hidroelectrica Ameghino.

The net head of the project is 58.6m. The project generated 160 GWh of electricity.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 29.2 MVA.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1968.

Contractors involved

Ansaldo Energia was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 26.5MW nameplate capacity.

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