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November 26, 2021

Machadinho, Brazil

By Carmen

Machadinho is a 1,140MW hydro power project. It is located on Pelotas river/basin in Santa Catarina, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1997 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2002.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,140 1,140 Active Santa Catarina, Brazil

Description

Companhia Brasileira de Aluminio, Alcoa, Engie Brasil Energia, Vale, Companhia Estadual de Energia Eletrica, Intercement Brasil and DME Distribuicao are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 27.52%, 25.74%, 19.29%, 8.29%, 5.53%, 5.28% and 2.73% respectively.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 3,300 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 97m. The project generated 4,143 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1997 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2002.

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Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by GE Renewable Energy and Voith Hydro Holding.

Ansaldo Energia supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 418 MVA.

Ansaldo Energia supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 418.5 MVA.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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