Malpaso is a 1,080MW hydro power project. It is planned on Grijalva river/basin in Chiapas, 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. The project construction is likely to commence in 1958 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 1969. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Comision Federal de Electricidad.

The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 12,960 million cubic meter. The project is expected to generate 4,658 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 1958. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 1969.

Contractors involved

The turbines for the hydro power project will be supplied by Andritz Hydro and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

ABB is expected to supply 6 electric generators for the project.

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About Comision Federal de Electricidad

Comision Federal de Electricidad is a government organization that generates, transmits, distributes and sells electric energy from power plants. It supplies electricity for residential and commercial buildings. The company is headquartered in Juarez, Federal District, Mexico.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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