Peru receives EIS for 56.2 MW hydropower plant

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Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines has received an environmental impact assessment for the development of a new 56.2 MW hydropower plant in its central highlands.

The plant, called Tulumayo 4, is being proposed by Ege Junin Tulumayo IV S.A.C.

Details in the assessment show a US$103 million hydroelectric project with two Francis turbine units and a 4.7 km tunnel to be built along the Tulumayo River in Peru’s Junin region. reported earlier this month that the ministry had granted temporary concessions for two projects in the Cusco department.

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