Baguari is a 140MW hydro power project. It is located on Doce river/basin in Minas Gerais, 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 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Cemig Geracao e Transmissao, Construtora Norberto Odebrecht, Engevix Engenharia e Projetos, Furnas Centrais Eletricas, Neoenergia and Voith Hydro Holding. The project is currently owned by Neoenergia with a stake of 51%.

Baguari is a reservoir based project. The project cost is $392.848m.

Development status

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

Contractors involved

Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of bulb turbines, each with 35.9MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 39.04 MVA.

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About Cemig Geracao e Transmissao

Cemig Geracao e Transmissao SA (Cemig Geracao e Transmissao) provides utility services which generates, transmits, and distributes electric power and energy solutions. The company is headquartered in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

About Construtora Norberto Odebrecht

Construtora Norberto Odebrecht SA (Construtora Norberto), a subsidiary of Odebrecht SA is a construction contractor. The company provides engineering, procurement and construction services for buildings, thermal and hydroelectric power plants. It constructs nuclear centers, steel mills, petrochemical centers, highways, urban mobility, ports, logistic systems, railroads, ports and airports, mining facilities and offshore operation rigs. The company serves transport and logistics, sanitation, urban development and buildings, energy, and industrial engineering sectors. The company has presence in Germany, Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, the UAE, the US, Ghana, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, and Venezuela. Construtora Norberto is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

About Engevix Engenharia e Projetos

Engevix Engenharia e Projetos S.A. (Engevix), a subsidiary of Jackson Empreendimentos Ltda, is a diversified company. The company offers consulting and engineering services and undertakes the implementation of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects. It also provides engineering and management services such as public tender documents, management of construction sites and services, planning and commissioning, and integrated solutions, among others. Engevix operates highways, railways, ports, airports, and public transport. The company serves energy, oil and gas, transportation, chemical and petrochemical, infrastructure, energy generation and distribution, paper and pulp, mining, and other industries. It has operations in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, and Peru. Engevix is headquartered in Barueri, Brazil.

About Furnas Centrais Eletricas

Furnas Centrais Eletricas SA (Furnas), a subsidiary of Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA is a power generation company. It generates and transmits electricity. The company offers services such as hydrographic basin inventory studies, technical and economic feasibility studies, energy and economic studies, scale model hydroelectric plant studies, environmental management, land management, electrical systems studies, basic and detailed engineering designing services. It also provides technical specifications for equipment and services, service and equipment quality control, worksite quality control, operation and maintenance, voice and data transmission for electricity and telecommunications companies, and construction and operation of electric and thermal power plants and transmission systems. Furnas operates hydroelectric power stations, transmission lines, substations and thermal power stations. The company serves hydroelectric and thermoelectric plants, substations, transmission lines, wind parks and telecommunications sectors. It operates offices in Rio De Janeiro, Brasilia and Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Furnas is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

About Neoenergia

Neoenergia SA (Neoenergia) is a subsidiary of Iberdrola SA is a holding company primarily engaged in the electric utilities sector. The company’s services include electricity and power generation, distribution, transmission, commercialization, and trading services. It generates electricity through fuel source such as hydro, thermal, and wind power plants. Neoenergia also provide trading of electricity in the wholesale energy market and serves consumer units in Bahia, Pernambuco and Rio Grande do Norte and controls distributors Coelba, Celpe and Cosern. The company caters to residential, commercial, industrial, rural and public utility customers across Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande Norte, Pernambuco, Goias, and Mato Grasso. Neoenergia is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

About Voith Hydro Holding

Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co KG (Voith Hydro) is a supplier of equipment, technologies and services for hydropower plants. Its products include generators, turbines, pump-turbines, pumps, shut-off valves, plant automation, and modernization products. Voith Hydro provides consulting, engineering, erection, and commissioning; modernization, and rehabilitation of existing hydropower plants; and equipment installation and services for hydropower plants. The company has production facilities in Asia, Europe, North, and South America. Voith Hydro is headquartered in Heidenheim an der Brenz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.


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