Passos Maia

Passos Maia power plant

Passos Maia hydropower plant is located on the Chapecó River, west in State Santa Catarina in Brazil.

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

The power plant has an installed capacity of 25 MW and uses a total head of 80 metres.

The powerhouse has two Francis turbines which receive water by two tunnels that together are 1100 metres long, 5.5 metres in diameter.

The dam is a 29 metre high rolled compacted concrete dam and holds a reservoir of 175 hectars.