Sao Salvador is a 243.2MW hydro power project. It is located on Tocantins river/basin in Tocantins, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||243.2||243.2||–||Active||Tocantins, Brazil||Andrade Gutierrez; Construtora Norberto Odebrecht|
The project was developed by Andrade Gutierrez and Construtora Norberto Odebrecht. The project is currently owned by Engie Brasil Energia with a stake of 100%.
The net head of the project is 22.84m. The project cost is $371m.
The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009.
Intertechne was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.
General Electric Hydro Inepar do Brasil was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 124.5MW nameplate capacity.
General Electric Hydro Inepar do Brasil supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 135 MVA.
About Andrade Gutierrez
Andrade Gutierrez SA (Andrade) is an infrastructure conglomerate. It provides a range of engineering and construction services for various projects, including industrial, sanitation, urban mobility, infrastructure works, energy, telecommunications and logistics. The company also executes the construction of dams, thermoelectric plants, highways, airports and railways, hydro plants, nuclear power plants, oil refineries, mining, irrigation, and sanitation projects. It also carries out hospital management, development of residential and commercial buildings, sewage treatment activities and supplies treated water. The company provides railway administration, waterway transportation, complex monitoring, and security services. It has operations in various countries across Latin America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The company is headquartered in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
About Construtora Norberto Odebrecht
Construtora Norberto Odebrecht SA (Construtora Norberto), a subsidiary of Odebrecht SA is a construction contractor. The company provides engineering, procurement and construction services for buildings, thermal and hydroelectric power plants. It constructs nuclear centers, steel mills, petrochemical centers, highways, urban mobility, ports, logistic systems, railroads, ports and airports, mining facilities and offshore operation rigs. The company serves transport and logistics, sanitation, urban development and buildings, energy, and industrial engineering sectors. The company has presence in Germany, Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, the UAE, the US, Ghana, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, and Venezuela. Construtora Norberto is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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