The Tidong River
Pariac hydropower plant
Pariac hydropower plant is located in the province of Huaraz, on the left bank of the Pariac river, at 3,337m above sea level.
1965Entered into operation
5 MWInstalled capacity
21.1 GWhAnnual production
Pariac hydropower plant is composed of three plants with an effective capacity of 4.9 MW that supply electricity to the main grid. These plants take in the water from the Pariac river and are arranged in a cascade setup.
The capacities of the plants include HHP2 (0.8 MW), HPP3 (1.2 MW) and HPP4 (2.9 MW).
The annual energy production of the Pariac hydropower plant is about 21GWh, enough to power more than 17,000 homes.
Statkraft has implemented sustainable development projects aimed at adequately improving the quality of life of local villagers in the areas influenced by the Pariac hydropower plant. These projects include the improvement of the maintenance of local routes and recycling programs.