This hydroelectric project uses water from the San Juancito river through diversion works with a concrete dam, with a lateral intake structure, degraveler and desander. The water is conducted through a concrete pipeline, followed by a 1070m tunnel, a pressure chamber where the pressure pipeline starts. The powerhouse has a horizontal shaft Pelton turbine operating with a 333 m gross head.
Headrace tunnel length of 1070m
CARBON Engineering was hyred by Industrias Contempo S.A., part of the Terra Group, to conduct the feasibility studies, final design and construction plans for the project’s civil works . Also, follow-up visits were made during construction.