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The Salto CaxiasHydro Electric Power Plant

Order year

1995

Output

1,240MW

Plant type

Hydro

Location

Salto Caxias, River Iguaçu, Brazil

Estimated investment

$1 billion

Completion

1999

Sponsor

COPEL

Design and engineering

Intertechne Consultores Associados (Consortium)

Lead equipment suppliers

Consortium of Kvaerner and Alstom Coemsa

Construction

DM Construtora do Obras Ltda

Electromechanical work

Inepar, FEM

Penstock fabrication

Consortium of BSA, Coemsa and Barefame

Control system

ABB (Open Control System)

Turbines

4 x 310MW vertical shaft Francis Turbines

Generators

4 x Vertical Synchronous 845MVA 60Hz 16kV
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