UNFCCC registers Cana Brava hydro project as CDM

The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has registered Peruvian generator Duke Energy Egenors Cana Brava hydroelectric project as a clean development mechanism (CDM).

Spanish company Asin Carbono also is participating in the project, which entails building a 5.66MW run-of-river plant 80km east of Chiclayo city in Cajamarca department. The plant will supply Peruvian national grid (SEIN).

The projects CO2 emission reductions are estimated at 21,974t/y. US power company Duke Energy controls Egenor, which operates two hydro and six thermo plants with total effective capacity of roughly 508MW.

Publication: Euclid Infotech - Utilities News
Provider: Euclid Infotech
Date: February 13, 2008

No comments: