Dona Francisca

Dona Francisca hydropower plant is located on the Jacuí river in the State of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.

Ownership: 2.1 % owned by Statkraft Energias Renováveis, which is 81.3 % owned by Statkraft
Production: 679 GWh
Power: 125 MW

The plant has an installed capacity of 125.0 MW and uses a total head of approximately 40 metres.

The powerhouse has two Francis turbines which receive water from two penstocks which are 85 metres long and 6.30 metres in diameter.

A 51 metre high rolled compacted concrete dam holds a reservoir of 19.2 square kilometres.