Charcani V Hydroelectric Power Plant


Supervision of construction of the second and last phase. Design review. Detailed engineering of some structures. Definitive design of the Puente Chisel dam. Comprehensive commissioning tests.

  • Maximum flow: 24 m3/s.
  • Gross height: 710 m.
  • Pressure tunnel 10.1 km long and 3.10 m in diameter, lined for 6.2 km and shielded for 3.9 km.
  • Power house in a cavern 373 m from the surface.
  • 3 vertical Pelton turbines.
  • 859 m long penstock.
  • Chimney 90 m high.
  • Chamber of butterfly valves of 2.2 m in diameter.