ENERGY TO DRIVE BUSINESSES, DREAMS AND BRAZIL TOWARDS A BETTER FUTURE

With investments of 4 billion Brazilian reals by 2016, Queiroz Galvão Energia’s installed capacity is rapidly expanding. Hydroelectric and wind are spread across Brazil, an evidence of the company’s pioneering spirit.

They include three hydroelectric power plants, one small hydropower plant and five wind farm, as shown in Table 1.

Plants Location Installed Capacity - MW
Hydroelectric   301.5
Santa Clara Nanuque (MG) 60.0
Jauru Jauru (MT) 121.5
Quebra Queixo Ipuaçu (SC) 120.0
Small Hydro   19.0
Mucurí Carlos Chagas (MG) 19.0
Wind Farms   532.2
Taíba São Gonçalo do Amarante (CE) 56.7
Icaraí Icaraí de Amontada (CE) 65.1
Amontada Icaraí de Amontada (CE) 75.6
Riachão Ceará-Mirim (RN) 145.8
Caldeirão I Chapada do Araripe (PI) 189.0
Total   852.7

Table 1 – Operational plants

One more wind farms are under construction and will start operating in 2018, as shown in Table 2.

Plants Location Installed Capacity - MW Commercial Operation
Wind Farms   712  
Caldeirão II Chapada do Araripe (PI) 180 2018

Table 2 – Wind power complexes under construction