Sao Roque is a 141.9MW hydro power project. It is located on Canoas river/basin in Santa Catarina, 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 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2022. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by Sao Roque Energetica.

Sao Roque is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 53m. 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 63m. The project generated 800 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2022.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica, Brazil under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 141.9MW.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 47.3MW nameplate capacity.

Weg Electric Equipment supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 50.5 MVA.

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This content was updated on 14 May 2024

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