Paulo Afonso IV is a 2,462.4MW hydro power project. It is located on Sao Francisco river/basin in Bahia, 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1979. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Companhia Hidro Eletrica do Sao Francisco with a stake of 100%.

Paulo Afonso IV is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 112.5m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1979.

Contractors involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Bardella SA Industrias Mecanicas and Voith Hydro Holding.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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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.