Ventanas-Garita is a 100MW hydro power project. It is located on Virilla river/basin in Alajuela, Costa Rica. 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1987. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad with a stake of 100%.

Ventanas-Garita is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 0.66 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 220m. The project generated 508 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1987.

Contractors involved

Fuji Electric supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 54.1 MVA.

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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.