Cerradão power station

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Cerradão power station (Usina sucroenergética Cerradão) is an operating power station of at least 54-megawatts (MW) in Frutal, Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is also known as Cerradão 1.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Cerradão power station Frutal, Minas Gerais, Brazil -19.9183, -49.1458 (exact)[1]

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: -19.9183, -49.1458

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[1] bioenergy - agricultural waste (solids)[1] 54[1] 2009[1]

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Operator
Unit 1 Bioenergia Cerradão Ltda[1][2] Bioenergia Cerradão Ltda[1][2]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 https://dados.gov.br/dataset/siga-sistema-de-informacoes-de-geracao-da-aneel. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://www.usinacerradao.com.br/institucional/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

Additional data

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