Passos Maia

The Passos Maia hydropower plant.

Ownership: 50% owned by Statkraft Energias Renováveis, which is 81.3% owned by Statkraft.
Production: 155.5 GWh
Power: 25 MW

The Passos Maia hydropower plant has an installed capacity of 25 MW and uses a total head of 80 metres. It is located on the Chapecó River, west in State Santa Catarina in Brazil.

The powerhouse has two Francis turbines which receive water by two tunnels that together are 1100 metres long, 5.50 metres in diameter. The dam is a 29 metre high rolled compacted concrete dam and holds a reservoir of 175 hectars.