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Jose Maria Morelos is a 320MW hydro power project. It is planned on Balsas river/basin in Michoacan, Mexico. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under rehabilitation & modernization stage. It will be developed in a single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 1968. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Comision Federal de Electricidad.

The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 710 million cubic meter. The net head of the project will be 41.8m. The project is expected to generate 1,200 GWh of electricity.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 1968.

Contractors involved

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 4 turbines, each with 80MW nameplate capacity.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is expected to supply 4 electric generators for the project.

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This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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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.