Pucara Pisayambo is a 73MW hydro power project. It is located on El Roncador, El Milín, El Tambo river/basin in Tungurahua, Ecuador. 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 1977. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Corporacion Electrica del Ecuador with a stake of 100%.

Pucara Pisayambo is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 100.706 million cubic meter. The penstock length is 685.51m. The penstock diameter is 2.2m. Pucara Pisayambo underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2014. The project generated 230 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 36.5MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 40 MVA.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1977.

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