Piedra del Aguila is a 1,440MW hydro power project. It is located on Limay river/basin in Neuquen, Argentina. 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 1985 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1993. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Webuild and is currently owned by Central Puerto.
Piedra del Aguila is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project is 111m. 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 4 in number. The penstock length is 88m. The penstock diameter is 9m. The project generated 6,018 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1985 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1993.
Ukrainian Energy Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 356MW nameplate capacity.
Power Machines supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 390 MVA.
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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.