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November 15, 2021

Santo Antonio, Brazil

By Carmen

Santo Antonio is a 3,568.3MW hydro power project. It is located on Madeira river/basin in Rondonia, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 3,568.3 3,568.3 Active Rondonia, Brazil Santo Antonio Energia

Description

The project was developed by Santo Antonio Energia. Furnas Centrais Eletricas, Odebrecht Energia and Cemig Geracao e Transmissao are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 39%, 18.6% and 10% respectively.

Santo Antonio is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 14.7m. The project generated 21,236 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $8,432.6m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2012.

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Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by ANDRITZ HYDRO Inepar do Brasil, GE Renewable Energy and Voith Hydro Holding.

The electric generators for the project were procured from ANDRITZ HYDRO Inepar do Brasil, GE Renewable Energy and Voith Hydro Holding.

Santo Antonio Energia is the O&M contractor for the hydro power project.

About Santo Antonio Energia

Santo Antonio Energia SA (Santo Antonio Energia), a subsidiary of Madeira Energia SA, is a renewable energy company that builds and operates hydroelectric plant. The company generates and transmits hydroelectricity in Brazil. It generates energy from the Santo Antonio hydroelectric plant through the Araraquara substations and distributes to the customers in Brazil. Santo Antonio Energia’s hydroelectric plant is connected to the National Interconnection System (NIS) through high voltage transmission lines. The company uses Madeira River´s high flow to generate power with reduced reservoir and low waterfall. It serves commercial and residential customers. Santo Antonio Energia is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Methodology

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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