The Tidong River
In Chile Statkraft is developing a renewable energy project that uses water to generate clean and low-emissions electric power.
Los Lagos hydropower Project is a run-of-the-river plant that will use the water of the Pilmaiquen river and that will have an installed capacity of 52 MW.
To use the power of the water, it is necessary to have a reservoir. Therefore, a 35 meters height dam will be constructed, similar to a 12-story building.
The reservoir will cover an approximate area of 191,9 hectare.
Los Lagos hydropower Project was approved by the Executive Direction of the Environmental Assessment Department (SEA), obtaining the Resolution of Environmental Qualification (RCA) in June 2009.
The project is developing a training plan for people from communities close to the project to promote local hiring.
Los Lagos fields
- Planned installed capacity 52 MW
- Load factor of approximately 70%
- Construction time of 30 months
- The workforce is made up of an average of 360 people, with a maximum of 567 at the end of 2020.
More information about the project
Frequently asked questions
Los Lagos hydropower Project is a run-of-the-river plant that will use the water of the Pilmaiquen river. To deliver certain information and clarify doubts about the effects the project may cause, we...
Los Lagos tourism plan
The current Tourism Plan is connected to the fulfilment of the measure established in the Environmental Qualification Resolution (RCA No. 3573/2009) of Los Lagos Hydropower Plant Project in relation ...
Statkraft Chile together with the Indigenous Community Catrihuala are developing a reforestation plan which includes the knowledge and ancestral techniques of the communities in the reforestation...
To review and follow-up the environmental agreements that need to be fulfilled during the construction of Los Lagos plant, we have in Statkraft a Participatory Monitoring Plan, which considers the par...
Work Plan for Sites with Archaeological Findings
During the environmental assessment of the project, the site to be occupied by Los Lagos project was studied. This is, more than 200 hectares, including the reservoir area.
Aligned with our relationship policy and the international good practices, in Statkraft Chile we have carried out a public informed participation process since 2017 to make public Los Lagos plant...