Barra Grande hydroelectric plant

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Barra Grande hydroelectric plant (Usina Hidrelétrica Barra Grande) is an operating hydroelectric power plant in Região Geográfica Intermediária de Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Project Details

Table 1: Project details for Barra Grande hydroelectric plant

Status Commissioning year Nameplate capacity Turbines Technology type Owner Operator
Operating[1] 2005[1] 690 MW[1] 3 x 230 MW[2] Conventional storage[2] Alcoa Aluminum [42%]; CPFL Energia SA [25%]; Votorantim [15%]; Barra Grande Participações SA [9%]; DME Energética SA [9%][3][4][1] Barra Grande Energética SA (BAESA)[4][1]

Location

Table 2: Location details for Barra Grande hydroelectric plant

Location River Coordinates (WGS 84)
Região Geográfica Intermediária de Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil[1] Rio Pelotas[1] -27.7803, -51.1919 (exact)[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica (April 4, 2023). "Matriz Elétrica Brasileira". Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica. Retrieved April 4, 2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20221029013555/http://baesa.com.br/. Archived from the original on October 29, 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. https://web.archive.org/web/20221230121707/https://www.venergia.com.br/usinas-e-parques/. Archived from the original on December 30, 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20220625044047/http://www.dme-pc.com.br/institucional/empreendimentos/19-empreendimentos/dme-energetica-s-a/70-uhe-barra-grande-2. Archived from the original on June 25, 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)