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La Vueltosa is a 771MW hydro power project. It is located on Camburito river/basin in Merida, Venezuela. 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 2004 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Corporacion Electrica Nacional and is currently owned by Compania Anonima de Administracion y Fomento Electrico.

The net head of the project is 105m.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2004 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 257MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 226 MVA.

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About Corporacion Electrica Nacional

Corporacion Electrica Nacional SA is a fully integrated state-owned power company that is regulated by the Ministry of Electric Power. The company is headquartered in Venezuela.

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.