Estreito is a 1,087MW hydro power project. It is located on Tocantins river/basin in Maranhao, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2002 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2011.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,087||1,087||–||Active||Maranhao, Brazil|
Engie Brasil Energia, Vale, Alcoa and MOVER Participacoes are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40.07%, 30%, 25.49% and 4.44% respectively.
Estreito is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 5,400 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 22m and 18.94m respectively. The project cost is $3,038.861m.
The project construction commenced in 2002 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2011.
Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 8 units of kaplan turbines, each with 135.87MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 152 MVA.
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