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Itá Hydroelectric Power Plant

Order year

1995

Output

1,450MW

Plant type

Hydro

Location

Uruguai River, Brazil

Estimated investment

$1.4 billion

Completion

2000

Sponsor

Eletrosul / Associacao Autoproducores Independentes (AAI)

Additional financiers

National development bank BNDES and the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

Lead equipment suppliers

Voith - Mecanica Pesada / Ansaldo / ABB

Owner

Tractebel

Lead equipment suppliers

Voith - Mecanica Pesada / Ansaldo / ABB

Construction

Companhia Brasileira de Projetos e Obras (CBPO)

Other contractors

Tenenge, Engevix, Bardella

Transmission line and conversion station

Built by ABB-led consortium for around $380 million

Hydro units

5 x 290MW
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