Batalha is a 52.5MW hydro power project. It is located on Sao Marcos river/basin in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2014.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 52.5 52.5 Active Minas Gerais, Brazil MOVER Participacoes


The project was developed by MOVER Participacoes and is currently owned by Furnas Centrais Eletricas with a stake of 100%.

The net head of the project is 36.9m. The penstock diameter is 6.2m. The project cost is $275.395m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2014.

Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 26.87MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 29.17 MVA.

About MOVER Participacoes

MOVER Participacoes SA, (MOVER Participacoes), formerly Camargo Correa SA, is a conglomerate company. It carries out real estate, transportation concession, engineering and construction and naval businesses. The company executes large hydroelectric plants, water and effluent treatment plants, ore processing plants, refineries, transmission lines, thermoelectric power plants, port terminals and military base projects. It produces cement under the brand names Caue, Goias, Zebu, Cimpor, Bonfim and Cimbage; and manufactures jeans wear and workwear. MOVER Participacoes operates Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) units. It provides consulting and governance, risk and compliance services through its subsidiaries. The company operates in various countries in South America, Europe and Africa. Camargo is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


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