Portezuelo del Viento is a 210MW hydro power project. It is planned on Grande river/basin in Mendoza, Argentina. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed by Empresa Mendocina de Energia and is currently owned by Government of Mendoza.

The penstock length will be 40m. The project is expected to generate 890 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 70MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.

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About Empresa Mendocina de Energia

Empresa Mendocina de Energia SA specialises in the exploration and extraction of oil, gas, and liquefied natural gas. It specialises in developing and supplying hydrocarbons. It also supplies cells, photovoltaic panels, transformers, and trackers to various industries. It generates electrical energy through hydroelectric power. The company is headquartered in Ciudad de Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.