This hydroelectric project has a gross head of 78m and uses water from the San Juan river. It consists of a concrete dam with overflow spillway, lateral intake and desander structure. The water is conducted through a low pressure steel pipe, followed by a 640 m long headrace tunnel to a pressure chamber serving as intake site for the pressure pipeline. The powerhouse has 2 horizontal-shaft Francis turbines.
Tunnel in metamorphic rocks with a diameter of 3.45 m
CARBON Engineering was hired by Genera S.A. de C.V. for the feasibility study, final design , construction plans of civil works and technical inspection of the project.