Necaxa is a 109MW hydro power project. It is located on Necaxa river/basin in Puebla, Mexico. 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 1903 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1905. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Siemens and is currently owned by Generadora Fenix SAPI de CV.

The gross head of the project is 390m. The project generated 361 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1903 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1905.

Contractors involved

Andritz was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 10 units of pelton turbines.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 4 electric generators for the project.

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About Siemens

Siemens AG (Siemens) is a technology company. Its operations span electrification, automation, and digitalization fields. The company designs, develop, and manufactures products, and installs complex systems and projects. It also provides a wide range of customized solutions for individual requirements. Siemens focuses on power generation and distribution, and intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems. It provides smart mobility solutions for rail and road transport, medical technology, and digital healthcare services. Siemens has research and development facilities, production plants, warehouses, and sales offices across the world. It serves customers in various industries such as energy, healthcare, infrastructure, process and manufacturing, and others. Siemens is headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.


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