General Characteristics
Installed capacity: 140 MW
Gross height of fall: 987 m.
Effective capacity: 137.02 MW
Turbine type: Double Pelton; horizontal axis
Average annual generation: 867 GWh
Number of units: 2
Flow rate: 15.8 m3/seg
Commissioning (first unit): 1971
Location: 64.5 km east of Lima. District of San Jerónimo de Surco, Province of Huarochirí, Department of Lima.
Type: Run-of-river power station. Water comes from the Rímac River and the Yuracmayo Reservoir.