Serra dos Cavalinhos is a 54MW hydro power project. It is located on Antas river/basin in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013. Buy the profile here.

Description

The project is developed and owned by Elera Renovaveis.

Serra dos Cavalinhos is a run-of-river project.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013.

Contractors involved

CESBE was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the Serra dos Cavalinhos (Serra dos Cavalinhos II).

Serra dos Cavalinhos (Serra dos Cavalinhos I) is equipped with Voith Hydro kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 12.5MW nameplate capacity.

Serra dos Cavalinhos (Serra dos Cavalinhos II) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 14.87MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the Serra dos Cavalinhos (Serra dos Cavalinhos II). The generator capacity is 16.11 MVA.

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About Elera Renovaveis

Elera Renovaveis SA (Elera Renovaveis) formerly known as Brookfield Energia Renovavel SA, is a supplier of solar tracker technology. The company is headquartered in Janauba, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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