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Delivery Method

DBFOM All Private Finance
# of Projects: 1
100% of the Results

Background informationProject Created: October 28, 2008

Project Name: Jirau Hydroelectric Plant
Year in Operation:
Sector: Energy
Subsector: Energy Generation
Status: Design / Construction
Type: New Facility
Description: Jirau Hydroelectric Plant will be built on the Madeira River, in the State of Rondônia. The consortium Sustainable Energy of Brazil, composed of Suez (50.1%), Camargo Corrêa (9.9%), Eletrosul (20%), and Chesf (20%), won the concession to explore the venture, with an installed capacity of 3,300 megawatts (MW), and it will be responsible for transmission installations of restricted interest to the generating plant. The concessionaire must build the plant and start producing electric power on 2013.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Concession
Is the project still active: Yes

Project Locations

City: Porto Velho
Country: Brazil, Federative Republic of

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Land: Government already owned the land. The private party will pay R$ 7,873,150.74, each year, for the use of such public land, in monthly installments of approximately R$ 656,100.00.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

Checkbox Checked

From Public (Government) Sources to Producers

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Checkbox Checked

Direct Cash Support

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Checkbox Checked

From Other Public Entities - Direct Grant of Appropriated Public Funds: Financing by the Brazilian Development Bank - BNDES of up to 75% of the project’s total investment (approximately R$ 8,7 billions).

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independent checking engineer? Yes
Project Finance Method: All By Private Sponsor

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Combined Term: Initial Design, Construction, O&M Period
Concession contract ruled under the Brazilian Concession Law, resulting that mandatory clauses and public order principles are applicable. 

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: October 28, 2008
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
$2-10 Billion US


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