Peuchen is an 85MW hydro power project. It is located on Duqueco 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2001. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Iberoamericana de Energia Ibener. The project is co-owned by Energia Llaima and Innergex Renewable Energy, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

Peuchen is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 224.5m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2001.

Power purchase agreement

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

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 42.5MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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About Iberoamericana de Energia Ibener

Iberoamericana de Energia Ibener S.A. is engaged in the generation and sale of electricity. The company operates hydroelectric power stations.


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