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November 24, 2021

Serra da Mesa, Brazil

By Carmen

Serra da Mesa is a 1,275MW hydro power project. It is located on Tocantins river/basin in Goias, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1986 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1998.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,275 1,275 Active Goias, Brazil

Description

The project is currently owned by CPFL Energias Renovaveis with a stake of 51.54% and Furnas Centrais Eletricas.

Serra da Mesa is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 54,400 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 127m. The project generated 6,300 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1986 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1998.

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Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Andritz Hydro and GE Renewable Energy.

ABB Asea Brown Boveri supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 473 MVA.

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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