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Yacyretá hydroelectric dam expansion

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Early Works
Current Stage: Tendering
Start: 09/2017
Completion: 02/2019
In Construction
Under Construction
Start: 03/2019
Completion: 03/2023
Project Details


The project aims to increase the generation capacity of the Yacyretá hydro project, binational initiative between Paraguay and Argentina. The main objective of this expansion is contribute to the electric power production to meet the growing industrial demand of both countries.

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Key Specs

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Yacyretá hydroelectric dam expansion
Project Type
Development Phase
Project Status
Project Capacity
3,950  MW (megawatt)  Hydro
US$ 600mn

The Yacyretá hydro is located in the Parana river, includes the city of Ituzaingó in Argentina, and the city of Ayolas, in Paraguay.

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