Amador Aguiar is a 450MW hydro power project. It is located on Araguari river/basin in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2006.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||450||450||–||Active||Minas Gerais, Brazil||Capim Branco Energia Consortium|
The project was developed by Capim Branco Energia Consortium and is currently owned by Alianca Geracao de Energia with a stake of 87.4%.
Amador Aguiar is a run-of-river project. The project generated 1,524 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $463m.
Amador Aguiar (Amador Aguiar I) consists of 3 units of francis turbines with 80MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2006.
Amador Aguiar (Amador Aguiar II) is equipped with Andritz Hydro kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 70MW nameplate capacity.
Andritz Hydro supplied electric generator(s) for the Amador Aguiar (Amador Aguiar II).
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