Amalia, 8MW

AMALIA Hydroelectric Plant

The project uses water from the Raxtap creek, a tributary stream to the Polochic River. CARBON Engineering was hired by Sorgent.e to perform conceptual design studies, evaluating two options. The first option includes head works, a low pressure conduction system to the approximately 30.000 m3 regulation reservoir, penstock and powerhouse with a penstock 1020 meters long, and a gross head of 350 m. The second option has no reservoir but with a gross head of 398 m.

A pressure pipe 1010m long and a 1.1m in diameter.

Project Information

Type: hidroelecric
Status: preliminary studies


Installed capacity:
8 MW


Client: Sorgent.e
Location: Alta Verapaz, Guatemala

  • Address

    Oficentro Alquimia, 100 mts south from John Deere’s dealership
    La Uruca, San José, Costa Rica.
    Tel: (506) 2290 4070 | Fax: (506) 2290 7122
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