MHP Ocote Tuma

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Name of the site: Ocote Tuma
Country: Nicaragua (GPS Coordinates: ?)
Turbine Type: Pelton
Power Output: 30 kW
Project Status: in operation
Comments: -

Operation Data

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Technical Information


Civil Works and Penstock

Dam construction material: Concrete
Dam Dimensions: -
Storage Volume Reservoir: -
Sedimentation Basin material: not available
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Penstock Length: -
Penstock Diameter at Beginning: 6"
Penstock Diameter at End: 6"
Penstock Changes of Diameter: 0
Penstock Material: PVC
Security Valve: yes

Electromechanical Equipment


Turbine Type: Pelton, 1 injector
Turbine Diameter:
Turbine Material: Bronce
Turbine Manufacturer: Nica Bosch (Contact: company does not exist any more)
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Direction of Rotation: clockwise
Orientation of Shaft: horizontal


Generator Manufacturer and Model: Stamford
Phases: 3
Potencial (nominal):
Nominal voltage: 120 / 240 V
Nominal Speed: 1800 rpm
Frequency: 60 Hz
Isolation Class: H

Mechanical Transmission / Coupling

Type of Belt: Abasic Plana
Belt Manufacturer: Centro de Rodamientos
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Control System

Control System Manufacturer and Model: No control system, manual flow control
Type of Control:

Electrical Transmission

Mini Grid: yes
Connection to national Grid: no
Grid Voltage: 240 / 120 V
Diameter of Conductor: Triplex No.4
Transformer Rating:

Economic Information

Developer: (Contact: )
Start of Construction:
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Tariff structure:
Connected Housholds: 55
Connection Cost Cost to be covered by houshold:
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