The UTE Marlim Azul Power Plant is 565.5MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2019 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Marlim Azul. Patria Investimentos, Shell and Mitsubishi Power are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50.1%, 29.9% and 20% respectively.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant that will be used for Baseload. The fuel will be procured from Shell Brasil Petroleo Ltda.

The project cost is expected to be around $600m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2019. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years.

Contractors involved

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems will be the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company is expected to supply M501 JAC model gas turbines for the project.

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