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January 17, 2022

Monjolinho, Brazil

By Carmen

Monjolinho is a 74MW hydro power project. It is located on Passo Fundo river/basin in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 74 74 Active Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Desenvix Energias Renovaveis


The project was developed by Desenvix Energias Renovaveis and is currently owned by Statkraft Energias Renovaveis with a stake of 100%.

Monjolinho is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 65.3m and 61m respectively. The project generated 395 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $157.571m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009.

Contractors Involved

Engevix Engenharia e Projetos was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.

General Electric Hydro Inepar do Brasil was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 37.4MW nameplate capacity.

General Electric Hydro Inepar do Brasil supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 37.3 MVA.


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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