Tres Marias is a 396MW hydro power project. It is located on Sao Francisco river/basin in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1957 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1962.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||396||396||–||Active||Minas Gerais, Brazil|
The project is currently owned by Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais with a stake of 100%.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 2,100 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 50m. Tres Marias underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2004.
The project construction commenced in 1957 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1962.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of kaplan turbines.
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