Salto Verde is an 116MW hydro power project. It is located on Verde river/basin in Goias, 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 2010. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by China Three Gorges Brasil Energia with a stake of 100%.

Salto Verde is a run-of-river project. The project generated 594 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $324.899m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2010.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Votorantim Energia under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.067kWh for a period of 16 years, starting from 2007. The contracted capacity is 116MW.

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