Playas is a 201MW hydro power project. It is located on Nare & Guatape river/basin in Antioquia, Colombia. 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 1988. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Empresas Publicas De Medellin.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 69.08 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 176m. The project generated 1,380 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 68.03MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1988.

Contractors involved

Koncar Generators and Motors supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 71.9 MVA.

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