Funil Grande is an 180MW hydro power project. It is located on Grande 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 2000 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2003. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Alianca Geracao de Energia with a stake of 100%.

Funil Grande is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 39m and 35.5m 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 3 in number. The penstock length is 48m. The penstock diameter is 7m.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2000 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2003.

Contractors involved

IMPSA was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 61.5MW nameplate capacity.

IMPSA supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 63.2 MVA.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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