São João SHP

São João hydropower plant is located on the Castelo river, in the state of Espírito Santo.

Ownership: 100% owned by Statkraft Brazil, of which 81.3% is owned by Statkraft Global.

Annual production: 113.4 GWh

Power: 25 MW

The power plant has a total head of 263.5 meters.

The powerhouse has two Francis turbines, which receive water through a 6,200 meters long tunnel with 4 meters in base and 4 in arch, besides a 750 meters long penstock with 1.7 meters in diameter.

The dam is 18.6 meters high, concrete gravity type.