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Cucuana Hydro Plant

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Current Stage In operation
Completion: 11/2015
Project Details


The Cucuana project aims for the need to adjust the colombian production of electricity to the increasing industrial and domestic demand of the country. For this reason, the hydro potential of Tolima department will be used to produce energy, in particular using the waters from the Cucuana and San Marcos rivers.

The initiative consists in the installation and operation of a a run-of-river hydroelectric power plant (without reservoir), with a total installed capacity of 55MW. During the construction phase 865 temporary construction jobs will need to be filled. It is considered that half of them will be covered by people of the region. At the same time, another 300 indirect jobs will be created.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Cucuana Hydro Plant
Project Type
Development Phase
In operation
Project Status
Project Capacity
55  MW (megawatt)  Hydro
US$ 118mn
Completion Date

The project will be built in Roncesvalles, Tolima department, Colombia.

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