This hydroelectric project consists of a lateral intake on the Chamelecón river, pouring concrete dam with a capacity of 1835 m3 /s, bottom discharge and 70m long desander with 2 separate chambers . The conduction system includes a 3.1 km tunnel and a pressure pipeline . The powerhouse features two horizontal shaft Francis turbines.
Spillway capacity of 1835 m3/s
CARBON Engineering was hired by the project owner Empresa Generación de Energía Renovable S.A. de C.V. for the basic and final designs and construction plans for all the project’s civil works, including the floodgates.