Yacyretá hydroelectric plant

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Yacyretá hydroelectric plant (Central Hidroeléctrica de Yacyreta) is an operating hydroelectric power plant on the border of Corrientes, Argentina and Misiones, Paraguay.

Project Details

Table 1: Project details for Yacyretá hydroelectric plant

Status Commissioning year Nameplate capacity Turbines Technology type Owner
Operating[1] 1994[1] 3100 MW[1] 20 x 155 MW[1] Conventional storage[1] Entidad Binacional Yacyreta (EBY)[2]


Table 2: Location details for Yacyretá hydroelectric plant

Cross-border location 1 Cross-border location 2 River Complex Coordinates (WGS 84)
Departamento Ituzaingó, Corrientes, Argentina[3] Misiones, Paraguay[3] Río Paraná[1] Yacyreta Complex[4] -27.4823, -56.7212 (exact)[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 https://web.archive.org/web/20221211124725/https://www.argentina.gob.ar/economia/energia/energia-electrica/hidroelectrica/centrales-hidroelectricas. Archived from the original on 11 December 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20220625035418/https://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/275821468740716631/pdf/29064.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 June 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Global Power Plant Database - Data". World Resources Institute. June 24, 2021. Archived from the original on July 13, 2021. Retrieved February 16, 2022.
  4. https://web.archive.org/web/20220625000321/https://www.argentina.gob.ar/noticias/basualdo-recorrio-la-central-yacyreta-y-las-obras-del-brazo-ana-cua. Archived from the original on 25 June 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)