Urugua-í hydroelectric plant

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Urugua-í hydroelectric plant (Central Hidroeléctrica Urugua-í) is an operating hydroelectric power plant in Departamento Iguazú, Misiones, Argentina.

Project Details

Table 1: Project details for Urugua-í hydroelectric plant

Status Commissioning year Nameplate capacity Turbines Technology type Owner Operator
Operating[1] 1990[1] 120 MW[1] 2 x 60 MW[2] Conventional storage[1] Energía de Misiones SA (EMSA)[1] Energía de Misiones SA (EMSA)[1]


Table 2: Location details for Urugua-í hydroelectric plant

Location River Coordinates (WGS 84)
Departamento Iguazú, Misiones, Argentina[3] Río Urugua-í[1] -25.8766, -54.5687 (exact)[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 https://web.archive.org/web/20220925045553/https://www.energiademisiones.com.ar/urugua-i/. Archived from the original on 25 September 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. https://web.archive.org/web/20221202094750/https://www.energiademisiones.com.ar/el-complejo/. Archived from the original on 02 December 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Global Power Plant Database - Data". World Resources Institute. June 24, 2021. Archived from the original on July 13, 2021. Retrieved February 16, 2022.