Monte Claro is a 130MW hydro power project. It is located on das Antas 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2004. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Companhia Energetica Rio das Antas. CPFL Energia, Companhia Estadual de Geracao e Transmissao de Energia Eletrica and Statkraft Energias Renovaveis are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 65%, 30% and 5% respectively.

Monte Claro is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 11.28 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 39m. The project generated 446,532 MWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2004.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 67MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 72.9 MVA.

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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.