Misicuni is a 120MW hydro power project. It is located on Misicuni river/basin in Cochabamba, Bolivia. 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 2009 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Empresa Misicuni and Korea Electric Power. The project is currently owned by Empresa Nacional de Electricidad Bolivia with a stake of 100%.

Misicuni is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 150 million cubic meter. 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 3,800m. The penstock diameter is 1.6m. The project generated 270 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2009 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017.

Contractors involved

Rainpower was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 40MW nameplate capacity.

Indar Electric supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 49.5 MVA.

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About Korea Electric Power

Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) is an integrated electric utility. It generates, transmits, and distributes electricity. The company produces electricity using nuclear, thermal, renewable, and other sources. Through power purchase agreements with independent power producers, KEPCO procures electricity. It also provides plant maintenance and engineering services for thermal and nuclear power plants; information services and communication line leasing; and sells nuclear fuel. KEPCO serves residential, commercial, educational, industrial, agricultural, street lighting, and overnight power customers in the country. The company is owned by Korea Development Bank, foreign investors, Government of the Republic of Korea, and others. KEPCO is headquartered in Naju-si, Jeollanam-do, South Korea.

This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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