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    San Rafael Hydroelectric Plant

    ACCIONA is building a power plant on the site of the existing San Rafael dam on the river Santiago (Nayarit State, Mexico).


    The EPC contract includes the design, engineering, supply of equipment assembly and start-up of the hydroelectric plant and the substation and High Voltage line to link the facility to the CFE electrical grid.

    The Machinery Unit is equipped with 3 sets of turbines that process 191.27 m3/second to generate 24.3 MW in the plant. Among the civil works, we would highlight the complexity of the digging done alongside the existing dam.

    General Information

    Location: Nayarit, Mexico
    Client: SGSR, Sociedad Generadora de San Rafael
    Capacity: Three turbines of 9.69 MVA to 8.72 MW
    Contract type: EPC - Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Launch
    Construction completed: February 2016


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