Raaxhá, 5 MW

Raaxhá Hydroelectric Plant

Hydroelectric project that uses the waters of the Ichbolay River. It is a very low head project with a powerhouse and bottom discharge on the bed of the river, a weir dam of 300 m of length in the left margin, and a fill dam of 65 m of length in the right margin . The gross head is 6.5 m and the installed capacity of 5 MW.

The powerhouse acts as a dam, intake, and bottom outlet, all on the same structure.

CARBON Engineering was hired by Energy Resources to design the powerhouse-bottom outlet set and for the review of the detailed engineering of the dams.

Project Information

Type: Hydroelectric
Status: under construction


Installed capacity:
7.5 MW


Client: Energy Resources Capital
Location: Cobán, 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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