The consortium, formed by Sacyr and GCZ Ingenieros, will be responsible for the construction and installation of the Moquegua 1 and 3 Hydroelectric Power Plants for 102 million euros, after winning the tender put out by the Electric Power Company of the South (Egesur). The two plants will have an installed capacity of 34 megawatts (MW).
The project will last approximately 30 months.
"We have proven experience in the construction and commissioning of highly complex energy infrastructures in Peru. We are proud to continue contributing to improve energy generation services in the country, for the benefit of citizens,” said Carlos Martínez-Almeida, representative of the consortium.
The project of the Moquegua 1 Hydroelectric Power Plant (CHM1), of 15.3 MW of power, includes, among other infrastructures, the connection work with the current Huaracane channel, a conduit of 8,360 m, three tunnels totaling 1,800 m in length, the engine house, the electric substation and the transport line.
The project of the Moquegua 3 Hydroelectric Power Plant (CHM3) of 18.7 MW of power, includes, among other infrastructures, a water intake on the Sajena creek, a conduit of 7,211 m, a tunnel of 2,660 m, a machine room and unloading works to the Sajena ravine. In addition, an electrical substation and a transport line will be also built.
Sacyr in Peru
Sacyr has been operating in the Peruvian market since 2011 with its four business areas: Industrial, Engineering and Infrastructure, Concessions and Services, which strongly contribute to the economic development of the country and the quality of life of its inhabitants.
Sacyr currently has over 3,000 employees in Peru, where it brings value and experience in the 20 contracts which are completed or under development.
GCZ Ingenieros, for its part, is a Peruvian company with over 28 years of experience in the development, design, construction and operation of hydroelectric power plants, with its own workshops to carry out electromechanical, hydromechanical and diverse metal manufacturing projects.
From left to right: Carlos Martínez-Almeida, representative of the consortium; Francisco Chavez, president of Egesur; Martín Vizcarra, president of Peru and Gonzalo García San Miguel, CEO of Sacyr Industrial.