Barra Grande is a 690MW hydro power project. It is located on Pelotas 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 2001 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2005. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by MOVER Participacoes and is currently owned by Energetica Barra Grande with a stake of 100%.

Barra Grande is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project is 154m.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2001 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2005.

Contractors involved

Chromagen was 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 francis turbines, each with 236MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 245 MVA.

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About MOVER Participacoes

MOVER Participacoes SA, (MOVER Participacoes), formerly Camargo Correa SA, is a conglomerate company. It carries out real estate, transportation concession, engineering and construction and naval businesses. The company executes large hydroelectric plants, water and effluent treatment plants, ore processing plants, refineries, transmission lines, thermoelectric power plants, port terminals and military base projects. It produces cement under the brand names Caue, Zebu, Goias, Cimpor, Bonfim and Cimbage; and manufactures jeans wear and workwear. MOVER Participacoes operates Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) units. It provides consulting and governance, risk and compliance services through its subsidiaries. The company operates in various countries in South America, Europe and Africa. MOVER Participacoes is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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.