Project description:

The Guanaquitas hydroelectric project is a small run-of-river renewable small hydroelectric plant with a total installed capacity of 9,74 MW, located at the left margin of the Guadalupe River in the jurisdiction of the municipalities of Santa Rosa de Osos and Gomez Plata, Department of Antioquia. The energy generated is sold to the National Interconnected System of Colombia.

The project increases the supply of electricity to the grid, offsetting thermal generation with a renewable source of energy, and consequently reducing greenhouse gases emissions. The project reduces 17,869 tCO2/year.

This project advances the following United Nations Sustainability Development Goals:

Standard of issuance:


AMS-I.D. ver. 16

Amount of reduction:

17,869 tCO2/year

Service offered:



Hydro. CDM Post-Registration