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Neoenergia – Baixo Iguacu Hydropower Plant 350 MW – Parana - Project Profile

Neoenergia – Baixo Iguacu Hydropower Plant 350 MW – Parana - Project Profile


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Neoenergia S.A (70%) in a partnership with Companhia Paranaense de Energia - Copel (30%) is undertaking the construction of 350MW Baixo Iguacu Hydro power Plant over on Iguacu river in Capanema, Parana, Brazil.

The project involves the construction of barriers, powerhouses and substations, the installation of turbines and generators, and the laying of transmission lines.

In September 2012, Alstom Hydro Brasil was appointed to supply electromechanical and erection equipment including three Kaplan turbines, generators, and control, command, and protection systems for the project.

In January 2013, Odebrecht Infraestrutura won the EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) contract.

Construction works for the project commenced in July 2013.

In June 2014, Tribunal Regional Federal (TRF) was suspended the installation license for the project.

In March 2015, developer got approval from Tribunal Regional Federal (TRF) to restart the construction.

In August 2015, Instituto Ambiental do Paraná (IAP) renewed the Installation License and in November 2015, construction of the plant restarted.

Construction activity was on hold due to opposition from local public and farmers till January 2016.

Construction works are underway.


The project involves the construction of a 350MW hydroelectric power plant at river Iguacu, Capanema, Parana, Brazil.

The US$794 million project includes following:

1. Construction of a dam

2. Construction of a powerhouse

3. Construction of substations

4. Installation of turbines

5. Installation of generators

5. Laying of transmission linesReasons To Buy

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