San Agaton is a 300MW hydro power project. It is located on Uribante river/basin in Tachira, Venezuela. 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 1977 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1986. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Compania Anonima de Administracion y Fomento Electrico.

San Agaton is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 779 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 350m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 1 in number. The penstock diameter is 5m. The project generated 1,249.5 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1977 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1986.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pelton turbines, each with 150MW nameplate capacity.

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 158 MVA.

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