BNamericas reports that energy and mining investment regulator Osinergmin released this information. Construction began in January 2014.
The La Virgen hydro plant is in the central highland region of Junín and will use water from the Tarma River and connect to the national grid via the 63.5-km-long, 138-kV La Virgen-Caripa transmission line. The project features three HISA-WEG turbine-generator sets and ABB transformers.
Special purpose company La Virgen is controlled by Brazil’s Alupar in partnership with local company Peruana de Energía. The company said it requires additional time to complete repairs on the water supply tunnel.
In its fourth quarter 2019 results, Alupar highlighted that the project’s electromechanical equipment had been installed and dry tests conducted.