Volta do Rio is a 42MW onshore wind 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 November 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 42 42 Active Ceara, Brazil Energimp


The project was developed by Energimp. IMPSA and Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 49% respectively.

The project generates 161,200MWh of electricity. The project cost is $109.536m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in November 2010.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors Involved

IMPSA was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

IMPSA was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 28 units of IV-70 turbines, each with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

IMPSA is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.


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