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Estreito is a 1,068MW hydro power project. It is located on Tocantins river/basin in Maranhao, Brazil. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2002 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2011. Buy the profile here.

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Vale, Engie, Alcoa, Others and MOVER Participacoes are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 30%, 27.53%, 25.49%, 12% and 4.44% respectively.

Estreito is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 5,400 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 22m and 18.94m respectively.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2002 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2011.

Contractors involved

Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 8 units of kaplan turbines.

GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 152 MVA.

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This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.