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Escrito por People´s Daily   
Sábado 10 de Octubre de 2009 00:00

Ecuador government signed agreement with China corporation

At the beginning of the negotiationsSinohydro Corporation recently signed a formal agreement with the government of Ecuador in Quito, the capital city of Ecuador, to construct a two billion U.S. dollar Coca Codo Sinclair (CCS) hydropower project, the largest hydropower station in Ecuador.

Upon completion, the project, which is located on the Amazon River, will have a total installed capacity of 1,500 MW of hydroelectric power and an annual power output of 8.8 billion kWh. The Export-Import Bank of China will finance 1.7 billion U.S. dollars for the project and the government of Ecuador will finance the remaining 300 million U.S. dollars.

Read more project information at our  Hydro Data Base: PHp Coca Codo Sinclair(spanish)