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Cuervo Hydroelectric Project

Cuervo Hydroelectric Project

Client
Energía Austral Ltda.

Location
Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Region, Chile

Highlights
  • Baseline studies
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Environmental management plans
  • Regulatory review by the Environmental Authority
Project Overview

The Cuervo Hydroelectric Project is a proposed 640 MW hydroelectric project. The environmental impact study was developed within the requirements of Chilean legislation and World Bank guidelines and the project was approved in 2012.

Project Role

Knight Piésold was involved in developing the baseline studies terms of reference; preparing environmental baseline documentation; evaluating environmental impacts through the application of mathematical models and/or mapping tools; and actively participating in the citizen participation program and permitting process with authorities.