Brookfield Brasil Small Hydro Power Plants

Project Information
Country: Brazil Location: States of Rio Grande do Sul, Parana, Santa Catarina, Minas Gerais, Goias, Mato Grosso and Mato Gross
Technology: Small Hydro Development stage: Financial Closure
Status: Operational Number of system(s): 36
Captive facility: No Percentage captive: ..
Contract Information
Type of PPI: Greenfield project Subtype of PPI: Build, operate, and transfer
Contract period (years): 30 Termination year: 2030
Main revenue source(s): PPA/WPA payments Contract award method: ..
Bid criteria: Not Applicable Number of bids: ..
Renewal contract award method: Not Applicable Renewal bid criteria: Not Applicable
Government granting contract: Federal Renewal number of bids: ..
Financial Information
Project company: Brookfield Brasil
Publicly traded: No Stock market: N/A
Type of government support: ..
PPP project: Yes Related infrastructure by government:
PPP part of public project: No Key features of guarantee: Brookfield Brasil was granted the right to take part in the government program called Regime Especial de Incentivos para o Desenvolvimento da Infra-Estrutura (Reidi). Companies selected to take part in this program were given tax cuts in the acquisition of capital equipment and construction material acquired both in the domestic and international markets (this incentive represented a cost reduction of about 9.25%). In addition, the company was allowed to use accelerated depreciation methods of accounting for construction expenditures.
Key features to support revenue/reduce cost: Several of Brookfield Brasil's power plants were included in PROINFA, a federal sponsored program which established power purchase agreements for the sale of electricity. Total cost of public project:
PPP type: Services contracted by the government Concession period type: Fixed concession Period
Banks/funds involved (depth financing):
Commissioning date: 2003 Project grid: Sistema Interligado Nacional
Carbon credits: Yes

Sponsor Details

Sponsor % Ownership Country of origin
Brookfield Asset Management Inc 100 Canada

Project Investment History (proposed investment listed for pipeline projects)

Year % private Payment commitments to the government * Investment commitments in physical assets Capacity Type Government cash subsidy commitments
2003 100 .. .. 71 MW ..
2005 100 .. .. 128 MW ..
2006 100 .. .. 253 MW ..
2007 100 .. 222 330 MW ..
2008 100 .. 561 373 MW ..
2009 100 .. 84 393 MW ..
2010 100 .. 2,241 424 MW ..
2011 100 .. 240 .. MW ..
2012 100 .. .. 443 MW ..

Multilateral Support Details

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Funding Details

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