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Pedreira Pumped Hydro Power Station

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 20000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
URL More about Pedreira Pumped Hydro Power Station
The plant used the first reversible pump-turbine in the world with an output of 5.3 MW, 30 m, 212 rpm. Alstom has since updated the equipment with a new 1 x 20 MW turbine/generator unit, balance of plant, and control system. http://voith.com/en/Voith_Pumped_storage_plants.pdf
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Pedreira, São Paulo
Brazil

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Empresa Metropolitana de Águas e Energia
Utility Type Federally Owned
Paired Grid Resource Transmission
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Empresa Metropolitana de Águas e Energia
Energy Storage Technology Provider Alstom
Power Electronics Provider Alstom
Developer Voith Hydro, São Paulo Tramway, Light and Power Company
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity
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