Belo Monte HPP in Figures

Belo Monte HPP

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

Main Powerhouse - Belo Monte

  • 18 Generator with Francis-type turbines. Installed capacity: 11,000 MW
  • In December 2017, the electromechanical assembly of the equipment had reached the milestone of 80,710 tons. 

Supplementary Powerhouse - Pimental

  • 6 Generator with Bulb-type turbines. Installed capacity: 233.1 MW. 
  • 18 spillway floodgates, with a discharge capacity of 62,000 m3 / s.
  • 16,230 tons of equipment

Works – Civil Engineering

  • Three million cubic meters of concrete were used to bring this power sector giant to life. 
  • Over 30,000 jobs were generated during the construction phase.