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The Mauá hydro project will include two generation plants (350MW and 11MW) and five generation units (three 119.5MW units and two 5.70MW units). The plant will be capable of supplying power to approximately 1 million people. Consortium Energético Cruzeiro do Sul holds the concession to build and operate the plant for a period of 30 years. The project is currently employing nearly 2,000 workers. The Energetico Cruzeiro do Sul consortium, made up of Paraná state utility company Copel and state-run power firm Eletrobras Eletrosul, is developing the 361MW Maua hydro plant.

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361  MW (megawatt)  Hydro
US$ 675mn
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The plant is being built on the Tibagi river in Salto Mauá region, between the municipalities of Telêmaco Borba and Ortigueira, some 235km from Paraná state capital Curitiba in Brazil.

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