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January 5, 2022

Queimado, Brazil

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Queimado is a 105MW hydro power project. It is located on Preto river/basin in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2004.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 105 105 Active Minas Gerais, Brazil ALSTOM Power Holdings; Bardella SA Industrias Mecanicas; Queiroz Galvao Energia


The project was developed by ALSTOM Power Holdings, Bardella SA Industrias Mecanicas and Queiroz Galvao Energia. Cemig Geracao e Transmissao and Companhia Energetica de Brasilia are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 82.5% and 17.5% respectively.

The project cost is $88m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2004.

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Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 36MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 37 MVA.

About ALSTOM Power Holdings

ALSTOM Power Holdings SA (Alstom Power) is a France-based company, provider of clean power technologies. The company focuses on delivering the complete range of power generation products, services, support and equipment for the global utility and industrial energy markets. It designs, manufactures and supplies high-end products and systems for power generation markets, including gas, coal, wind and hydro power plants. The company’s services include operating, upgrading, modernizing and retrofitting existing power plant equipment. Alstom Power provides conventional islands for nuclear power plants along with installation of turbines and generators. It supplies and integrates all components of a clean power solution including boilers, air quality control and energy recovery systems. The company is headquartered in Levallois-Perret, France.

About Bardella SA Industrias Mecanicas

Bardella SA Industrias Mecanicas (Bardella) is a manufacturer and distributer of large-scale industrial machinery and equipment. The company’s products portfolio include segment gates for spillway, fixed roller gates for water intake, penstocks, francis turbines, kaplan turbines, miter gates and guillotine gates, pressure vessels, process towers, reactors, heat exchangers, furnaces, coke handling and storage, process skids and plants, travelling crane, polar crane, ladle crane, travelling gantry, gantry on wheels, and jumbo on wheels. It also provides ship loader, vessel unloader, stackers, reclaimers, car dumpers, coke plants, blast furnaces, industrial furnaces, steelworks, continuous casting, electrolytic vats, jacks, and hot and cold rolling, among others. Bardella offers services such as light, medium and heavy machining, boiler making, sand blasting, painting, pressure relief, industrial assembly, cutting of profile plates, modification of capacity, span and velocity, engineering, structural calculations by own program or finite elements and extensometry; installation of clamps, pincers, electromagnets and ups; and transfer and relocation of cranes and gantries. It is a supplier of equipment for metallurgy, energy, oil and gas, materials handling, service, and drawn and rolled steel industrial sectors. The company operates through its offices in Guarulhos and Sorocaba, Brazil. Bardella is headquartered in Guarulhos, Brazil.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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