Araguari is a 219MW hydro power project. It is located on Araguari/ R. Guarani river/basin in Amapa, 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 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by China Three Gorges and EDP - Energias do Brasil. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

The project generated 1,136 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $496.162m.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016.

Contractors involved

ALSTOM Brasil Energia e Transporte, Bardella SA Industrias Mecanicas and CESBE were selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of bulb turbines, each with 73MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 3 electric generators for the project.

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About China Three Gorges

China Three Gorges Corp (CTG) is a renewable energy company that develops and operates hydropower generation plants. The company offers hydropower generation, equity investment, water resources management, project investment, construction and management, watershed cascade scheduling, electricity production, and provision of technical services among others. CTG also operates in water conservancy-related consulting services, emerging energy, resource recycling technology research and development, new energy, environmental protection technology development and others. Its renewable energy business comprises the construction, operation, and development of solar and wind energy projects. CTG develops hydropower projects at the Yangtze River and its tributaries and others. CTG is headquartered in Beijing, Hubei, China.

About EDP - Energias do Brasil

EDP - Energias do Brasil SA (EDP), subsidiary of Energias de Portugal SA, is a holding company. The company activities include generation, distribution and sale of electric energy. It also owns hydroelectric power plants, and thermoelectric power plants in various states of Brazil. The company supplies electricity to Sao Paulo, Espirito Santo, Mato Grosso, Tocantins, Ceara, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul, Ceara, Para and Amapa in Brazil. The company has operations in Africa, Europe, Americas and Asia. EDP is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


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