Delta, 58 MW

Delta Hydraulic Plant

The plan developed in the pre -feasibility study consists of an hourly regulation gravity dam, about 40 m in height, forming a reservoir with a useful volume of 1.05 hm3, a conduction tunnel of 4.15 m in diameter and 3629 m in length, a12 m wide and 59 m high semi-underground surge tank, 3.75 m wide, 347 m long penstock, and powerhouse on the left bank of the Xacbal river, equipped with two vertical Francis turbines, and an installed capacity of 58 MW.

Pressure pipe 3.75 m in diameter, and 347 m in length

CARBON Engineering was hired by ELGUA S.A. for pre -feasibility studies, including geological and geotechnical studies, hydrological studies , analysis of alternatives, power generation study , budget and economic analysis.

Project Information

Type: hydroelectric
Status: under construction


Installed capacity: 58 MW


Client: Grupo Terra (Energía Limpia de Guatemala S.A)
Location: Quiché, Guatemala

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    La Uruca, San José, Costa Rica.
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