Reventazon is a 292MW hydro power project. It is located on Reventazon river/basin in Limon, Costa Rica. 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 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad. The company has a stake of 100%.

Reventazon is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 118 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 133.4m. 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 project generated 1,465 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016.

Contractors involved

Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 73MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 86.2 MVA.

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About Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad

Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), is an electricity company which generates power through hydro, geothermal, wind, biomass, and solar sources. The company's service offerings include engineering and design, underground, civil, metal, mechanical and electro-mechanical works, operation and maintenance of electric generation plants, supervision, inspection, online payment and other related services. It also develops smart grids and electric mobility solutions. ICE offers fiber optic networks, satellite communication platforms and high-speed underwater connections. The company also offer services such as voice, data, and communication services through fixed and mobile telecommunication networks. It provides services to residential, business, private and public organizations. ICE is headquartered in San Jose, Costa Rica.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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