Mazar is a 190MW hydro power project. It is located on Paute river/basin in Azuay, Ecuador. 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 2005 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Hidropaute and Webuild. The project is currently owned by Corporacion Electrica del Ecuador.

Mazar is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 153m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 1 in number. The penstock length is 56m.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2005 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 97MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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About Webuild

Webuild SpA (Webuild), is a heavy construction contractor. It specializes in executing large and complex projects. The company offers design, engineering and construction services for dams, hydroelectric plants, canals, railways, metros, bridges, roads, motorways, civil and industrial buildings and airports. It also executes underground works, and civil engineering works for waste-to-energy plants and environmental protection projects. The company also carries out concession activities related to motorways, metros and car parks. Webuild primarily serves water, renewable energy, transport and urban infrastructure sectors. It has operations in several countries across Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Oceania. Webuild is headquartered in Milan, Italy.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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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.