Blanco hydroelectric plant - (Chile)
Work activitiesDetailed design
PlaceALTO BIO-BIO (CHILE)
Period2015 - 2016
Blanco hydroelectric plant is located in Chile, Bio-Bio region, Alto Bio-Bio municipality.
The Blanco plant works with 1 mᶟ/s of flow and it is mainly composed by a weir, a 3,2 km and 700 mm diameter adduction pipe, a penstock, a powerhouse with a one Pelton turbine of 2,4 MW output and a discharge channel.
Alpina developed the entire hydraulic, structural and geotechnical design for the runoff river plant.