Serra do Facao is a 212.58MW hydro power project. It is located on Sao Marcos 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. The project construction commenced in 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Serra do Facao Energia. Furnas Centrais Eletricas, Alcoa Aluminio and DME Energetica are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 49.47%, 34.97% and 5.47% respectively.
Serra do Facao is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 5,277 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 80.19m and 73.66m respectively. 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 diameter is 6m. The project cost is $595.405m.
The project construction commenced in 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.
WorleyParsons was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 106.29MW nameplate capacity.
Siemens supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 118.1 MVA.
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