Chaica hydroelectric power plant
We participated in the technical audit and detailed engineering of the Chaica hydroelectric power plant.
Client: Lúmen S.A
Location: Puerto Montt, Chile
Date (Year): 2019 - Present
The hydroelectric power plant is located in the Chaica river basin, with an area of 85.56 km² and has a design flow of 10.00 m³/s. It is equipped with two horizontal Francis turbines, each with a flow rate of 5.5 m³/s, allowing it to generate a total power of 7,195 KW.
The Chaica hydroelectric power plant has a plant factor of 70.95% and produces an average of 44.72 GWh/year of clean, renewable energy.