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January 12, 2022

Canoas I, Brazil

By Carmen

Canoas I is an 82.5MW hydro power project. It is located on Paranapanema river/basin in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1992 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1999.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 82.5 82.5 Active Sao Paulo, Brazil Engevix Engenharia e Projetos

Description

The project was developed by Engevix Engenharia e Projetos. Companhia Brasileira de Aluminio and China Three Gorges Brasil Energia are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50.3% and 31% respectively.

The net head of the project is 16.3m.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 27.5MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

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The project construction commenced in 1992 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1999.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of bulb turbines, each with 28MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project were procured from GE Renewable Energy and Voith Hydro Holding.

About Engevix Engenharia e Projetos

Engevix Engenharia e Projetos S.A. (Engevix), a subsidiary of Jackson Empreendimentos Ltda, is a diversified company. The company offers consulting and engineering services and undertakes the implementation of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects. It also provides engineering and management services such as public tender documents, management of construction sites and services, planning and commissioning, and integrated solutions, among others. Engevix operates highways, railways, ports, airports, and public transport. The company serves energy, oil and gas, transportation, chemical and petrochemical, infrastructure, energy generation and distribution, paper and pulp, mining, and other industries. It has operations in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, and Peru. Engevix is headquartered in Barueri, Brazil.

Methodology

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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