Irape is a 399MW hydro power project. It is located on Jequitinhonha river/basin in Minas Gerais, 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 2006.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||399||399||–||Active||Minas Gerais, Brazil|
The project is currently owned by Cemig Geracao e Transmissao with a stake of 100%.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 9 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 179.1m and 172.2m respectively. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 3 in number. The project generated 1.8 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $1,125.858m.
The project construction commenced in 2002 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2006.
Andrade Gutierrez, HOCHTIEF do Brasil, Intertechne, Ivai Engenharia de obras, LEME Engenharia and Novonor were selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.
Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 133MW nameplate capacity.
Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 127 MVA.
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