Emborcacao is a 1,192MW hydro power project. It is located on Paranaiba river/basin in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1977 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1982.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,192||1,192||–||Active||Minas Gerais, Brazil|
The project is currently owned by Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais with a stake of 100%.
Emborcacao is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 139m.
The project construction commenced in 1977 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1982.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 298MW nameplate capacity.
Voith Hydro Holding supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 284.2 MVA.
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