CERAN hydropower

CERAN – Energetic Complex of Antas River – is located on the mid-section of the Rio das Antas river in the northeastern region of the State of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.

Ownership: 5 % owned by Statkraft Energias Renováveis, which is 81.3 % owned by Statkraft
Production: 1507 GWh
Powery: 360 MW

The complex comprises three plants, HPP Monte Claro (130.0 MW), HPP Castro Alves (130.00 MW) and HPP 14 de Julho (100.00 MW).

The project has a total of 360 MW and its main characteristics are the following: 

Name Capacity (MW) Flooded area Dam type Max. height


HPP Castro Alves 130 5 km2 RCC 50 m


Francis (3)
HPP 14 de Julho 100 6 km2 RCC 42 m Subterranean Kaplan (2)
HPP Monte Claro 130 1.4 km2 RCC 27 m Semi-sheltered Kaplan (2)