MHE/ENDE – Rio Madera Hydroelectric Power Plant 3000 MW – Cochabamba - Project Profile
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Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE), Bolivian principal electricity generation and distribution company and Ministerio Hidrocarburos y Energia, Bolivia plans to develop the Rio Madera Hydroelectric Power Plant project in Bolivia.
The project involves the construction of reservoirs, tunnels, powerhouses, substations, switch yards, access road and related infrastructure, the installation of generators, turbines and related equipment, and the laying of transmission lines.
ENDE signed an agreement with Brazilian company Eletrobras to develop this project. Eletrobras is appointed as the associate developer on the project.
The project will have an approximate capacity of 3,000MW, of which 50% corresponds to Bolivia and the other 50% to Brazil.
The project was approved by the Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) of Bolivia and Electrobras of Brazil.
Tecsult was appointed as study contractor. Aecom acquired Tecsult in 2008.
The study work will take US$7 million whereas US$6 million will be financed by Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina (CAF). ENDE and Eletrobras will pay $US3.5 million each.
Tender work is going on for the study consultant. Tender work is expected to award by October 2017. Study work will take 18 months once it is awarded and then will be followed by final design studies and the signing of specific agreements.
The project involves the construction of a hydroelectric plant with the combined capacity of 3,000MW on Madera and Mamoré river between Guayaramerín, Bolivia and Velho, Brasil.
The US$10,000 million project includes the following: