Toro Negro Hydroelectric Plant Enlargement – Villalba PR

Description

The Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration (PRRA) enlarged the Toro Negro hydroelectric plant, located north of Villalba. The work consisted of “new turbines, penstock pipes, canals, transformers, switches, and other control equipment.”

Source notes

Burrows, Geoff G., "The New Deal in Puerto Rico: Public Works, Public Health, and the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration, 1935-1955," 2014 dissertation. CUNY Academic Works.
http://academicworks.cuny.edu/gc_etds/315, pp. 198.

Villalbaonline: https://villalbaonlinepr.com/index.php/noticias/1090-nace-toro-negro-hydroelectric-power-plant-una-nueva-empresa-municipal

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on October 22, 2017.

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Location Info


Hidroeléctrica Toro Negro I
Villalba, PR

Coordinates: 18.1315558, -66.4881102

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