Araguari is a 219MW hydro power project. It is located on Araguari/ R. Guarani river/basin in Amapa, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 219 219 Active Amapa, Brazil China Three Gorges; EDP – Energias do Brasil


The project is developed and owned by China Three Gorges and EDP – Energias do Brasil. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

The project generated 1,136 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $496.162m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016.

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Contractors Involved

ALSTOM Brasil Energia e Transporte, Bardella SA Industrias Mecanicas and CESBE were selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of bulb turbines, each with 73MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 3 electric generators for the project.

About China Three Gorges

China Three Gorges Corp (CTG) subsidiary of State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, formerly known as China Three Gorges Project Corp, is a renewable energy company which develops and operates hydropower generation plants. The company’s operations include hydropower project engineering, construction and management, electricity production, and provision of technical services. Its renewable energy business comprises construction, operation and development of solar and wind energy projects. The company develops hydropower projects of Yangtze River and its tributaries. It has operations throughout Asia, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa. CTG is headquartered in Beijing, China.

About EDP – Energias do Brasil

EDP – Energias do Brasil SA (EDP), subsidiary of Energias de Portugal SA, is a holding company. The company activities include generation, distribution and sale of electric energy. It also owns hydroelectric power plants, and thermoelectric power plants in various states of Brazil. The company supplies electricity to Sao Paulo, Espirito Santo, Mato Grosso, Tocantins, Ceara, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul, Ceara, Para and Amapa in Brazil. The company has operations in Africa, Europe, Americas and Asia. EDP is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.