Monjolinho is a 74MW hydro power project. It is located on Passo Fundo 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 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Desenvix Energias Renovaveis. Statkraft and Fundacao dos Economiarios Federais are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 81.31% and 13.6% respectively.

Monjolinho is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 65.3m and 61m respectively. The project generated 395 GWh of electricity.

Development status

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

Contractors involved

Engevix Engenharia e Projetos 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 2 units of francis turbines, each with 37.4MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 37.3 MVA.

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This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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