Ita is a 1,450MW hydro power project. It is located on Uruguay river/basin in Santa Catarina, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1996 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2000.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,450||1,450||–||Active||Santa Catarina, Brazil||Companhia Brasileira de Projetos e Obras|
The project was developed by Companhia Brasileira de Projetos e Obras and is currently owned by Engie with a stake of 47.4%.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 5,100 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 105m and 102m 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 5 in number. The penstock length is 18.35m. The penstock diameter is 6.8m.
The project construction commenced in 1996 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2000.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 units of francis turbines, each with 294.4MW nameplate capacity.
Ansaldo Energia supplied 5 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 305 MVA.
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