Santa Branca is a 56MW hydro power project. It is located on Paraiba do Sul river/basin in Sao Paulo, 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 1997 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1999. Buy the profile here.
The project is currently owned by Light Energia with a stake of 100%.
Santa Branca is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 438 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 42m. 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 2 in number. The penstock length is 12m. The penstock diameter is 4.2m. The project generated 270 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $34m.
The project construction commenced in 1997 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1999.
IMPSA was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.
IMPSA was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 29MW nameplate capacity.
IMPSA supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 29.5 MVA.
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