Hydropower in Venezuela

Hydropower Installed Capacity15.4GW

Hydropower Production6.84Mtoe per year

Venezuela has the second highest hydropower capacity in South America with an installed capacity of 15,393 MW. The country completed the 771 MW Fabricio Ojeda project in 2015, synchronising the third and final 257 MW turbine. The 2,160 MW Manuel Carlos Piar project is also nearing completion on the Caroní River in Venezuela’s Bolívar state.