Salto Grande-Argentina is a 945MW hydro power project. It is located on Uruguay river/basin in Entre Rios, Argentina. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1974 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1979.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||945||945||–||Active||Entre Rios, Argentina|
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.
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.
Turboatom 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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