Pangue is a 467MW hydro power project. It is located on Bio Bio river/basin in Bio Bio, Chile. 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 1993 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1996. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Enel Generacion Chile. The company has a stake of 100%.

Pangue is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project is 99.1m. The project generated 1,366.83 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1993 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1996.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Sistema Interconectado Central under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Kvaerner was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 233.5MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 258 MVA.

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About Enel Generacion Chile

Enel Generacion Chile SA (Enel Generacion), formerly Empresa Nacional de Electricidad SA, is a power utility.The company is a subsidiary of Enel Chile SA. It generates, distributes and sells electricity, exports natural gas, and provides various energy related products and services. The company produces electricity using hydro, gas, fuel oil, wind and coal sources. Enel Generacion has generation facilities along the central interconnected system and north interconnected electricity system. It sells electricity to regulated electricity distribution companies, unregulated industrial firms in the mining, pulp and steel sectors and spot market in the country. Enel Generacion is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.


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