This project takes water directly from Xacbal powerhouse (currently in operation), conducing it to a reservoir through a 420m long trapezoidal channel. This reservoir stores 100,000 m3 supplementing regulation in Xacbal, while reducing the environmental impacts of low river flows when Xacbal is not in operation . Conduction continues into the powerhouse through pressure pipes . Maximum available gross head is 52 m, the design flow is 60 m3 / s for an installed capacity of 25 MW.
Design flow of 60 m3 / s for an installed capacity of 25 MW
CARBON Engineering was hired by ELGUA S.A. for pre - feasibility studies . This study includes topographic survey, geological and geotechnical studies, hydrological studies , analysis of alternatives, power generation study , budget and economic analysis.