Ponte de Pedra is a 176.1MW hydro power project. It is located on Correntes river/basin in Mato Grosso, 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 2001 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2005. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Ponte de Pedra Energetica and Webuild. Engie and Others are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 68.71% and 31.29% respectively.

Ponte de Pedra is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 240m. 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 180m. The penstock diameter is 6m. The project generated 1,152 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines.

The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2001 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2005.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors involved

Skanska Latin America was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

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About Webuild

Webuild SpA (Webuild), is a heavy construction contractor. It specializes in executing large and complex projects. The company offers design, engineering and construction services for dams, hydroelectric plants, canals, railways, metros, bridges, roads, motorways, civil and industrial buildings and airports. It also executes underground works, and civil engineering works for waste-to-energy plants and environmental protection projects. The company also carries out concession activities related to motorways, metros and car parks. Webuild primarily serves water, renewable energy, transport and urban infrastructure sectors. It has operations in several countries across Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Oceania. Webuild is headquartered in Milan, Italy.


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