Belo Monte HPP in Figures

Belo Monte HPP

  • 11,233.1 MW of installed capacity
  • 4,571 average MW of physical guarantee
  • 35 years of concession to build and operate the Plant (initial date: August 2010).

Main Powerhouse - Belo Monte

  • 18 Generator Units with Francis turbines. Installed capacity: 11,000 MW
  • Until December 2017, the electromechanical assembly of the equipment reached the mark of 80.71 thousand tons 

Complementary Powerhouse - Pimental

 

  • 6 Generator Units with Bulbo turbines. Installed capacity: 233.1 MW. 
  • 18 spillway gates, with a flow capacity of 62,000 m3 / s.
  • 16.23 thousand tons of equipment

Works – Civil Construction

 

  • 3 million cubic meters of concrete were used to make this giant of the electric sector a reality. 
  • More than 30,000 jobs generated during the work phase.