Capivara is a 619MW 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 1971 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1977.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||619||619||–||Active||Sao Paulo, Brazil|
The project is currently owned by China Three Gorges Brasil Energia with a stake of 63%.
Capivara is a reservoir based project. The project generated 3,871.44 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1971 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1977.
Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 163MW nameplate capacity.
Power Machines supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 178 MVA.
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