Zinguizapa, 3.0 MW

ZINGUIZAPA hydroelectric plant

This hydroelectric project uses water from the Zinguizapa river, through diversion works with a concrete dam, bottom discharge and lateral intake structures with a sandtrap. The water is then conducted through a low pressure pipe conducing to a headpond where the pressure line starts for a gross head of 305 m. Powerhouse hosts a two-jet Pelton turbine.

The powerhouse hosts a two-jet Pelton turbine for a gross head of 305 m

CARBON Engineering was hired by G.A. Energy to develop the basic design , final design and construction plans of all civil works for the project, including the floodgates.

Project Information

Type: hydroelectric
Status: operating since 2014


Installed Capacity:
3 MW


Client: G.A. ENERGY S.A.
Location: Francisco Morazán, Honduras

  • 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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