Small Hydro

This page keeps a running list of the megawatt (MW) scale small hydroelectric installations in the Caribbean region.

Belize hydro schemes:

Aerial of Chalillo Dam and resevior, in the Cayo District, Belize
  • Mollejon hydro scheme – 25,000 kW
  • Chalillo hydro scheme – 7,000 kW
  • Vaca hydro scheme – 18,000 kW
  • Rio Grande hydro scheme – 3,500 kW

Dominica hydro schemes:

  • Trafalgar hydro scheme – 3,520 kW
  • Padu hydro scheme – 1,800 kW
  • Laudat hydro scheme – 1,240 kW

Dominican Republic hydro schemes:

coming soon.

Guadeloupe hydro schemes:

  • Carbet hydro scheme – 3500 kW
  • Bananier Amont hydro scheme – 1200 kW
  • Bananier Aval hydro scheme – 1800 kW
  • Partiteur hydro scheme – 500 kW
  • Gaschet hydro scheme – 200 kW
  • Letaye hydro scheme – 200 kW
  • Bellevue hydro scheme – 100 kW
  • Clairefontaine hydro scheme – 200kW
  • Saint Sauveur hydro scheme – 70 kW
  • Schoeler hydro scheme – 70 kW
  • Le Bouichu hydro scheme – 200 kW
  • Dole hydro scheme – 200 kW
  • Valeau hydro scheme – 200 kW
  • Bovis hydro scheme – 250 kW 
  • Riviere du Gailon hydro scheme – 1500 kW
  • Capesterre hydro scheme – 3500 kW (planned)

Haiti hydro schemes:

  • Peligre hydro scheme – 54,000 kW (3×18 MW Francis Turbines)
  • Caracol hydro scheme – 800 kW (capacity), 500 kW (available)
  • Drouet hydro scheme – 2150 kW (1500 + 650 kW) (capacity), 1000 kW (available)
  • Délugé-Lanzac hydro scheme – 1100 kW (800 + 300 kW) (capacity), 0 kW (available)
  • Saut Mathurine hydro scheme – 1600 kW (2×800) (capacity), 1400 kW (available)
  • Gaillard hydro scheme – 500 kW (capacity), 400 kW (available)
  • Onde-Verte hydro scheme – 800 kW (650 + 150 kW) (capacity), 0 kW (available)

Jamaica hydro schemes:

  • Maggotty Plant B hydro scheme – 7,200 kW
  • Maggotty Plant A hydro scheme – 6,300 kW
  • Rio Bueno A  hydro scheme –2,500 kW
  • Rio Bueno B hydro scheme – 1,100 kW
  • Rams Horn hydro scheme – 600 kW
  • Constant Spring hydro scheme – 800 kW
  • Roaring River hydro scheme – 3,800 kW
  • Upper White River hydro scheme – 3,800 kW
  • Lower White River hydro scheme – 4,900 kW

St. Vincent & Grenadines hydro schemes:

  • South River hydro scheme – 870 kW
  • Richmond hydro scheme – 1,100 kW
  • Cumberland hydro scheme – 3,700 kW

Suriname hydro schemes:

  • Afobaka hydro scheme – 180,000 kW

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