|Official name||Planta Hidroeléctrica Xacbal|
|Location||Chajul (El Quiché)|
|Construction began||April 2007|
|Opening date||August 2010|
|Construction cost||US$ 250 million|
|Operator(s)||Hidro Xacbal, S.A.|
|Dam and spillways|
|Total capacity||700,000 m³|
A 10.35 m high dam diverts the river's water flow to a sand filter and on through an open conduction channel to a daily regulation reservoir located outside the river channel. A 4.7 km conduction tunnel with at diameter of 4.65 m, directs the water through a 615 m long pressure pipe (diameter 3.55 m) to the power house. The water is diverted back to the Xacbal river channel.
The plant has 2 x 47 MW Francis vertical axis turbines with an installed capacity of 94 MW. A 120 km transmission line was built to connect the power plant to the national grid. Annual power production is estimated at 486 GWh.
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- :"Central Hidroeléctrica Xacbal, Chajul - Guatemala, 94 MW". electricamatamoros.com. Retrieved 2010-12-08.