Pichi Picun Leufu is a 285MW hydro power project. It is located on Limay river/basin in Neuquen, Argentina. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1987 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1999. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Hidronor Ingenieria y Servicios and Skanska. The project is currently owned by Pampa Energia.

Pichi Picun Leufu is a reservoir based project. The project generated 1,080 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1987 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1999.

Contractors involved

IMPSA was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 95MW nameplate capacity.

IMPSA supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 90 MVA.

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About Skanska

Skanska AB (Skanska) is a provider of construction and property development services. It carries out the construction of airports, bridges, homes, hospitals, logistics properties, offices, power plants, schools, railways, roads, shopping centers, and tunnels. The company designs and develops single-family and multi-family housing for immediate sale. It serves government, private healthcare, and educational institutions, industrial, commercial development, and residential developers. Skanska also offers services in public-private partnerships for building construction, civil construction, and residential projects. The company has operations in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, the US, and the UK. Skanska is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.