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November 29, 2021

Campos Novos, Brazil

By Carmen

Campos Novos is an 880MW hydro power project. It is located on Canoas river/basin in Santa Catarina, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2001 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 880 880 Active Santa Catarina, Brazil


The project is currently owned by Campos Novos Energia with a stake of 100%.

Campos Novos is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,471,000 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 185m and 175.6m respectively. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 3 in number. The project generated 3,310 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $523.9m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2001 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2006.

Contractors Involved

MOVER Participacoes was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.

General Electric Hydro Inepar do Brasil was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 293.3MW nameplate capacity.

General Electric Hydro Inepar do Brasil supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 311 MVA.


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.

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