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General Background

 

This hydroelectric power plant is located along the Samala` river, in the southwest region of Guatemala.

 

BJIS prepared the detailed design including civil, mechanical electrical and control engineering and general of supervision construction.

 

  

Basic Design Facts:

 

  • Project Flow (m3/sec): 13.4
  • River Flow (m3/sec): 500 (return period 1:1000)
  • Head (m): 400
  • Electrical output: (MW): 47

 

 Major Project's Components:

  

  • Concrete weir with rubber dam
  • Intake
  • Desander
  • Conveyance tunnel (1,215 m long, 3/15 m diameter)
  • Regulating reservoir, 200,000 cum effective volume
  • Penstock, 2,280 m long 1.8 m - 2.2 m diameter
  • Power house, 2 GE 23.5 MW turbines . 2 synchronous alternators
  • Step-up transformers from 13.8 kv to 69kv
  • Overhead transmission line, 69 kv 4.2 km

 

  

 

 

El-Canada Hydro Electric Power Plant - Guatemala