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November 29, 2021

UTE Pedreira Power Plant, Brazil

By Carmen

The UTE Pedreira Power Plant is 1,600MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,600 1,600 Permitting Sao Paulo, Brazil Empresa Metropolitana de Aguas e Energia


The project is being developed and currently owned by Empresa Metropolitana de Aguas e Energia.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant.

The project cost is expected to be around $1,533.01m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Contractors Involved

Siemens will be the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The Gas fired project consists of 1 gas turbine.

Siemens will be the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The Gas fired project consists of 1 steam turbine.

Siemens is likely to be the supplier of steam boiler for the project.

Empresa Metropolitana de Aguas e Energia and Siemens are expected to be contracted for rendering of operations & maintenance services for the project.

About Empresa Metropolitana de Aguas e Energia

Empresa Metropolitana de Aguas e Energia SA (EMAE) is a renewable energy company. The company owns and operates a hydraulic system and electric power generator located in Sao Paulo, Middle Tiete and Paraiba River Valley. Its system comprises reservoirs, mills, canals, and associated structures. EMAE’s projects include alternative use and disposal of sediments gutter channel of the river, study of solar and wind power potential, identification and treatment of interference and space harmonics, losses, income and lifespan of synchronous machines and harnessing energy from waste tree pruning in the form of briquettes and pellets among others. The company offers its services to distributors, traders and free consumers. Empresa Metropolitana is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


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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