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January 24, 2022

Serra dos Cavalinhos, Brazil

By Carmen

Serra dos Cavalinhos is a 54MW hydro power project. It is located on Antas river/basin in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 54 54 Active Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Elera Renovaveis

Description

The project is developed and owned by Elera Renovaveis.

Serra dos Cavalinhos is a run-of-river project.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013.

Contractors Involved

CESBE was selected to render EPC services for the Serra dos Cavalinhos (Serra dos Cavalinhos II).

Serra dos Cavalinhos (Serra dos Cavalinhos I) is equipped with Voith Hydro kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 12.5MW nameplate capacity.

Serra dos Cavalinhos (Serra dos Cavalinhos II) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 14.87MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the Serra dos Cavalinhos (Serra dos Cavalinhos II). The generator capacity is 16.11 MVA.

About Elera Renovaveis

Elera Renovaveis SA (Elera Renovaveis) formerly known as Brookfield Energia Renovavel SA, is a supplier of solar tracker technology. The company is headquartered in Janauba, Minas Gerais, 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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