Strabag SpA has awarded Pöyry with an engineering services assignment for the Alto Maipo hydropower project located in the Maipo river basin in Chile. The assignment includes a review of constructability and preliminary engineering, detail design and preparation of tender documents for hydromechanical and electrical works, operation & maintenance manuals and site supervision during installation and commissioning.
The Alto Maipo hydropower project consists of two run-of-the-river hydroelectric plants with a total capacity of 531 MW. Construction of the 267 MW Las Lajas plant and 264 MW Alfalfal II plant began in the fourth quarter, 2013. The plants are expected to be commissioned in 2019. Visit http://www.altomaipo.com/ and http://www.poyry.com. 06/17.