Sopladora is a 487.8MW hydro power project. It is located on Paute river/basin in Azuay, 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. The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Fopeca Ecuador and is currently owned by Hidropaute.
Sopladora is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 385.52m and 362.56m respectively. The project generated 2,806.78 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $800m.
The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016.
China Gezhouba Group was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.
China Gezhouba Group was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 162.6MW nameplate capacity.
China Gezhouba Group supplied 3 electric generators for the project.
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