Furnas is a 1,216MW hydro power project. It is located on Grande river/basin in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1958 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1963.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,216||1,216||–||Active||Minas Gerais, Brazil|
The project is currently owned by Furnas Centrais Eletricas with a stake of 100%.
Furnas is a reservoir based project. Furnas underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2013.
The hydro power project consists of 7 turbines, each with 152MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction commenced in 1958 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1963.
The electric generators for the project were procured from Canadian General Electric and Siemens.
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