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January 4, 2022

Porto Estrela, Brazil

By Carmen

Porto Estrela is an 112MW hydro power project. It is located on Santo Antonio river/basin in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1999 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2001.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 112 112 Active Minas Gerais, Brazil

Description

Alianca Geracao de Energia and Companhia de Tecidos Norte de Minas are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 66.66% and 33.33% respectively.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 62 MVA.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1999 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2001.

Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 56MW nameplate capacity.

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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