Igarapava is a 210MW hydro power project. It is located on Grande river/basin in Sao Paulo, Brazil. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1995 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1999. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Construtora Norberto Odebrecht. Alianca Geracao de Energia, Nexa Resources, Companhia Siderurgica Nacional and Anglogold Ashanti Brasil are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 52.65%, 23.93%, 17.92% and 5.5% respectively.

Igarapava is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 234.5 million cubic meter.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1995 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1999.

Contractors involved

Voestalpine was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 units of bulb turbines, each with 43.6MW nameplate capacity.

ABB Asea Brown Boveri supplied 5 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 44.2 MVA.

GE Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the hydro power project.

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About Construtora Norberto Odebrecht

Construtora Norberto Odebrecht SA (Construtora Norberto), a subsidiary of Odebrecht SA is a construction contractor. The company provides engineering, procurement and construction services for buildings, thermal and hydroelectric power plants. It constructs nuclear centers, steel mills, petrochemical centers, highways, urban mobility, ports, logistic systems, railroads, ports and airports, mining facilities and offshore operation rigs. The company serves transport and logistics, sanitation, urban development and buildings, energy, and industrial engineering sectors. The company has presence in Germany, Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, the UAE, the US, Ghana, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, and Venezuela. Construtora Norberto is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.