Santa Barbara is a 50MW hydro power project. It is located on Viejo river/basin in Matagalpa, Nicaragua. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1972.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||50||50||–||Active||Matagalpa, Nicaragua||Empresa Nicaraguense de Electricidad|
The project is developed and owned by Empresa Nicaraguense de Electricidad. The company has a stake of 100%.
Santa Barbara is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 25 million cubic meter. Santa Barbara underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2018-2020.
The project got commissioned in 1972.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 25MW nameplate capacity.
Andritz Hydro supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 31.5 MVA.
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