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January 10, 2022

Salto do Rio Verdinho, Brazil

By Carmen

Salto do Rio Verdinho is a 93MW hydro power project. It is located on Verde river/basin in Goias, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 93 93 Active Goias, Brazil Votorantim Energia


The project was developed by Votorantim Energia and is currently owned by Companhia Brasileira de Aluminio with a stake of 100%.

The project cost is $260.479m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2010.

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Contractors Involved

ANDRITZ HYDRO Inepar do Brasil was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 48MW nameplate capacity.

ANDRITZ HYDRO Inepar do Brasil supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

About Votorantim Energia

Votorantim Energia Ltda (Votorantim Energia), a subsidiary of Votorantim SA, generates and sells electricity, and provides energy management solutions. It is responsible for integration and coordination of power generation processes at the plants owned by the Votorantim Group. The company generates electricity through owned hydroelectric plants and thermoelectric plants, and through power plants in which it has stake through consortia. It also sells power and offers energy management solutions to external customers. Votorantim Energia also serves clients through various energy contracting arrangements, gas procurement arrangements, optimization of their electricity and gas procurement strategies and customized solutions. The company serves external clients from the industrial, commercial and service sectors. Votorantim Energia is headquartered in Sao Paulo, 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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