Balbina is a 250MW hydro power project. It is located on Uatuma river/basin in Amazonas, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1989.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 250 250 Active Amazonas, Brazil


The project is currently owned by Amazonas Geracao E Transmissao De Energia with a stake of 100%.

Balbina is a reservoir based project. The project cost is $750m.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1989.

Contractors Involved

Neyrpic was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 turbine with 50MW nameplate capacity.

NPO ELSIB supplied electric generator(s) for the project.


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