Los Molinos is a 56.5MW hydro power project. It is located on Xanaes (Segundo) river/basin in Cordoba, Argentina. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1948 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1957. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Empresa ProvIncial de Energia de Cordoba. The company has a stake of 100%.

Los Molinos is a run-of-river project. Los Molinos underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2012. The project generated 246 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1948 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1957.

Contractors involved

Los Molinos (Los Molinos I) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbines. The phase consists of 4 turbines with 13MW nameplate capacity.

Los Molinos (Los Molinos II) is equipped with Andritz Hydro kaplan turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 4.5MW nameplate capacity.

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About Empresa ProvIncial de Energia de Cordoba

Empresa Provincial de Energia de Cordoba (EPEC) is a power generation company that generates, distributes and transmits electricity. The company offers services such as electronic payment, change of meter cover, commercial billing, meter identification, energy efficiency, environmental management, infrastructure services, staff training and general claims services. It operates hydroelectric plants, thermal plants, combined-cycle plant and pumping plant to generate electricity. EPEC also operates medium and low voltage lines, and air transformer substations. The company distributes electricity in Cordoba, Don Gil and Alto Verde, Argentina. EPEC is headquartered in Cordoba, Argentina.


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