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Cóndor Cliff-Barrancosa hydro project (ex Néstor Kirchner-Jorge Cepernic)

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Early Works
Awaiting construction decision
Start: 08/2017
Completion: 12/2017
In Construction
Current Stage Under Construction
Start: 12/2017
Completion: 05/2021
Completion: 04/2022
Project Details


The hydro project previously known as Néstor Kirchner-Jorge Cepernic will use water from the Santa Cruz river to generate electricity. The hydro complex is also expected to produce an energy surplus, which could potentially be sold to Brazil.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Cóndor Cliff-Barrancosa hydro project (ex Néstor Kirchner-Jorge Cepernic)
Project Type
Development Phase
Under Construction
Project Status
Project Capacity
1,310  MW (megawatt)  Hydro
US$ 4.71bn
Completion Date

The project will use water from the Santa Cruz river in the city of Comandante Luis Piedra Buena, Corpen Aike department.

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