Salto Grande-Argentina is a 945MW hydro power project. It is located on Uruguay river/basin in Entre Rios, 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 1974 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1979. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Integracion Energetica Argentina with a stake of 100%.

Salto Grande-Argentina is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project is 25.3m. Salto Grande-Argentina underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2019-2023.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1974 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1979.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Cammesa under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 945MWh.

Contractors involved

Ukrainian Energy Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 7 units of kaplan turbines, each with 135MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines supplied 7 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 150 MVA.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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