TermoFortaleza Power Plant is a 327MW gas fired power project. It is located in Ceara, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2003.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 327 327 Active Ceara, Brazil Enel Brasil


The project was developed by Enel Brasil and is currently owned by Central Geradora Termeletrica Fortaleza with a stake of 100%.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The fuel is procured from Companhia de Gas do Ceara (Cegas), Petroleo Brasileiro S.A..

The project generated 537,000MWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in December 2003.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Enel Distribucion Ceara under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors Involved

Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Sumitomo Mitsui Construction were selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

The Gas fired project have been supplied by Fuji Electric and GE Power.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Fuji Electric and GE Power.

John Cockerill Group supplied steam boiler for the project.

GE Power is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.

About Enel Brasil

Endesa Brasil S.A. (Endesa Brasil), a subsidiary of Endesa SA, is a holding company that holds companies work with distribution, generation, transmission and commercialization of energy. The company’s asset portfolio includes Ampla, Coelce, Endesa Cachoeira, Endesa Cien, and Endesa Fortaleza. It provides risk managements such as operational risk, energetic risk, market risk, regulatory risk, hidric risk, financial risks, credit risks, and environmental risks. The company has its presence in Ceara, Goias, Rio de Janeiro, and Rio Grande do Sul. Endesa Brasil is headquartered in Niteroi, Brazil.


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