Salto Grande-Uruguay is a 945MW hydro power project. It is located on Uruguay river/basin in Salto, Uruguay. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1979 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1982.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||945||945||–||Active||Salto, Uruguay|
The project is currently owned by Administracion Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas with a stake of 100%.
Salto Grande-Uruguay is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project is 25.3m. Salto Grande-Uruguay underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2019-2023. The project generated 19,000 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1979 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1982.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Administration of the Electricity Market under a power purchase agreement.
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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