14 de Julho is a 100MW hydro power project. It is located on Das Antas river/basin in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2004 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Companhia Energetica Rio das Antas. CPFL Energia, Companhia Estadual de Geracao e Transmissao de Energia Eletrica and Statkraft Energias Renovaveis are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 65%, 30% and 5% respectively.

14 de Julho is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 55.18 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 33.5m and 31.7m 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 2 in number. The penstock length is 220m. The project generated 376,350 MWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2004 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 51.8MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 55.69 MVA.

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This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.