Nova Avanhandava is a 347.4MW hydro power project. It is located on Tiete river/basin in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1982.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 347.4 347.4 Active Sao Paulo, Brazil


BNDES Participacoes, The AES and Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 28.41%, 24.35% and 7.94% respectively.

Nova Avanhandava is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 0.288 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 29.7m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1982.

Contractors Involved

ANDRITZ HYDRO Inepar do Brasil was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines.

ANDRITZ HYDRO Inepar do Brasil supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 115.8 MVA.


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