Santa Laura

The Santa Laura hydropower plant.

Ownership: 100% owned by Statkraft Energias Renováveis, which is 81.3% owned by Statkraft.
Production: 88.7 GWh
Power: 15 MW

The Santa Laura hydropower plant has an installed capacity of 15 MW and uses a total head of approximately 67 metres. It is located on the Chapecozinho river west in State Santa Catarina in Brazil.

The power house has two Francis turbines which receive water by a 1100 metres long tunnel, 5.5 metres in diameter. The dam is a 28 metres high in rolled compacted concrete dam and holds a reservoir of 314 hectars.