San Jose Cora is a 124MW hydro power project. It is located on Corani Waterfall river/basin in Cochabamba, Bolivia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2018. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Empresa Electrica Corani.

San Jose Cora is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 294m. The project generated 754 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $278m.

The project consists of 4 generators.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2018.

Contractors involved

Kunming Engineering and Sinohydro were selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

San Jose Cora (San Jose 1) is equipped with Andritz Hydro pelton turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 27.5MW nameplate capacity.

San Jose Cora (San Jose 2) is equipped with Andritz Hydro pelton turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines.

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About Empresa Electrica Corani

Empresa Electrica Corani SA (Empresa Electrica), a subsidiary of Empresa Nacional de Electricidad Bolivia, is a renewable energy company that develops and operates hydroelectric power plants and wind farms. The company offers operation and maintenance, project development, and technical services. It owns and operates Corani hydroelectric plant, Santa Isabel hydroelectric plant, and Qollpana wind farm. Empresa Electrica's projects include Saint Joseph Hydroelectric Project, Blue Band Hydroelectric Project, Ragweed Hydroelectric Project, Saint Barbara Hydroelectric Project, Villa Jorka Hydroelectric Project, Santa Rosa Hydroelectric Project, Rositas Hydroelectric Project, Warnes Wind Project, Saint Julian Wind Project, The Golden Wind Project, The Ventolera Wind Project, and others. The company has operations throughout Bolivia. Empresa Electrica is headquartered in Cochabamba, Bolivia


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