Caconde is an 80.4MW hydro power project. It is located on Pardo river/basin in Sao Paulo, 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1966. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by The AES with a stake of 47%.

Caconde is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 0.059 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 105m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1966.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 41.9MW nameplate capacity.

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