Hidropaute is a state-owned company and Ecuador's largest generator. It owns and operates two plants, Mazar and Molino, and has three projects, Sopladora, Cardenillo and Río Zamora-Santiago. In February 2008, Hidropaute was integrated into Ecuador's state power holding generation company CELEC. Hidropaute is working on the Paute integral hydroelectric complex composed of Mazar, Molino, Sopladora y Cardenillo, four plants that will use the water of the Paute river. As of 2016, the first three plants were operative, with total capacity of 1,757MW and generating 8,500GWh annually.
Compañía de Generación Hidroeléctrica Paute S.A.
Panamericana Norte Km 7, Sector Capulis Pamba, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador