Sobradinho is a 1,050.3MW hydro power project. It is located on Sao Francisco river/basin in Bahia, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1973 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1979.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,050.3||1,050.3||–||Active||Bahia, Brazil|
The project is currently owned by Companhia Hidro Eletrica do Sao Francisco with a stake of 100%.
Sobradinho is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 34,100 million cubic meter. Sobradinho underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2025.
The project construction commenced in 1973 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1979.
Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of kaplan turbines, each with 178MW nameplate capacity.
Power Machines supplied 6 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 194.5 MVA.
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