Pedra do Cavalo is a 162MW hydro power project. It is located on Paraguacu river/basin 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 2004. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Votorantim Energia with a stake of 100%.

Pedra do Cavalo is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project is 105m.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 162 MVA.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2004.

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 82.65MW nameplate capacity.

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