Los Blancos is a 486MW hydro power project. It is planned on Tunuyan 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 multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2029. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Jose Cartellone Construcciones Civiles and OAS. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

The project is expected to generate 900 GWh of electricity.

Los Blancos (Los Blancos I ) consists of 2 units of francis turbines with 162MW nameplate capacity.

Los Blancos (Los Blancos II) consists of 3 units of francis turbines with 54MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2029.

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About Jose Cartellone Construcciones Civiles

Jose Cartellone Construcciones Civiles SA (JCCCSA) is a construction company that operates in the business of constructing heavy industry and complex works. The company offers project management and property development services. It constructs and develops dams and hydroelectric power plants, transmission lines and transformer stations, architectural works, hydraulic and sanitation works, sanitation works, aqueducts, irrigation works, roads, bridges, tunnels, and harbor works, among others. The company caters to the oil, mining and port industries. It has operations in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Panama. JCCCSA is headquartered in Maipu, Mendoza, Argentina.

About OAS

OAS SA (OAS) is a construction company. The company’s service offerings include construction and engineering, architecture and designing, project management, real estate investment, property management and maintenance services. It also provides construction planning, sanitation engineering, building engineering, performance management, and infrastructure investment services, among others. OAS constructs and develops highway, power plant, airport, port, dam, road, oil and gas, water development, railway, tunnels, commercial, industrial, retail, infrastructure, and residential projects. The company provides its services to public and private sectors. OAS is headquartered in Guarulhos, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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