Inhambu is a 31.45MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Bahia, 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 February 2016. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Brazil Energy, Companhia Hidro Eletrica do Sao Francisco and Sequoia Energia. The project is currently owned by Companhia de Ferro Ligas da Bahia with a stake of 100%.

The project cost is $63.56m.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in February 2016.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The wind power project consists of 17 turbines.

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About Brazil Energy

Brazil Energy S.A. (Brazil Energy) is an investment and holding company. It focuses on power generation sector. The company, through Brazil Hydropower S.A. (Brazil Hydro), focuses on hydroelectric power, and through Brazil Biomass Energy S.A. (BBE), focuses on power generation from biomass. Brazil Energy, through Brazil Wind S.A., develops and operates wind power generation projects and through Brasympe Energia S.A., supports the Emergency Power Program launched by the Brazilian Federal Government. Brazil Energy is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

About Companhia Hidro Eletrica do Sao Francisco

Companhia Hidro Eletrica do Sao Francisco (Chesf), a subsidiary of Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA carries out generation, transmission and distribution of electricity from hydroelectric, wind and solar energy plants. The company operates power generation systems; transmission systems to interconnect the hydroelectric plants to the main load centers; telecommunications and automation systems to supervise, control and manage the facilities; and water resource management systems. Its business operations include transmission lines and substations, telecommunications, power distribution, energy efficiency and production and others. The company works in partnership with special purpose companies (SPE) for the implantation and operation of hydroelectric, wind power plants and power lines. Chesf is headquartered in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil


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