• 2001
    Entered into operation
  • 125 MW
    Installed capacity
  • 679 GWh
    Annual production

The plant has a total head of approximately 40m. The powerhouse is equipped two Francis turbines, which receive water through two penstocks that are 85m long and 6.3m in diameter. The RCC dam is 51m high.


Dona Francisca hydropower plant
Dona Francisca hydropower plant. (Photo: Statkraft)
Company Ownership share
Statkraft 2.12%
Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL 23.03%
Centrais Elétricas de Santa Catarina S.A. – CELESC 23.03%
Gerdau S.A. 51.82%

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