Guilman-Amorim is a 140.04MW hydro power project. It is located on Piracicaba river/basin in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1995 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1998.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 140.04 140.04 Active Minas Gerais, Brazil Andrade Gutierrez; Bardella SA Industrias Mecanicas


The project was developed by Andrade Gutierrez and Bardella SA Industrias Mecanicas. ArcelorMittal Piracicaba and Samarco Mineracao are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 49% respectively.

Guilman-Amorim is a run-of-river project. The project generated 535 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1995 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1998.

About Andrade Gutierrez

Andrade Gutierrez SA (Andrade) is an infrastructure conglomerate. It provides a range of engineering and construction services for various projects, including industrial, sanitation, urban mobility, infrastructure works, energy, telecommunications and logistics. The company also executes the construction of dams, thermoelectric plants, highways, airports and railways, hydro plants, nuclear power plants, oil refineries, mining, irrigation, and sanitation projects. It also carries out hospital management, development of residential and commercial buildings, sewage treatment activities and supplies treated water. The company provides railway administration, waterway transportation, complex monitoring, and security services. It has operations in various countries across Latin America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The company is headquartered in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

About Bardella SA Industrias Mecanicas

Bardella SA Industrias Mecanicas (Bardella) is a manufacturer and distributer of large-scale industrial machinery and equipment. The company’s products portfolio include segment gates for spillway, fixed roller gates for water intake, penstocks, francis turbines, kaplan turbines, miter gates and guillotine gates, pressure vessels, process towers, reactors, heat exchangers, furnaces, coke handling and storage, process skids and plants, travelling crane, polar crane, ladle crane, travelling gantry, gantry on wheels, and jumbo on wheels. It also provides ship loader, vessel unloader, stackers, reclaimers, car dumpers, coke plants, blast furnaces, industrial furnaces, steelworks, continuous casting, electrolytic vats, jacks, and hot and cold rolling, among others. Bardella offers services such as light, medium and heavy machining, boiler making, sand blasting, painting, pressure relief, industrial assembly, cutting of profile plates, modification of capacity, span and velocity, engineering, structural calculations by own program or finite elements and extensometry; installation of clamps, pincers, electromagnets and ups; and transfer and relocation of cranes and gantries. It is a supplier of equipment for metallurgy, energy, oil and gas, materials handling, service, and drawn and rolled steel industrial sectors. The company operates through its offices in Guarulhos and Sorocaba, Brazil. Bardella is headquartered in Guarulhos, Brazil.


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