Brazilian engineering firm Koblitz is developing five small hydro plants in the state of Mato Grosso, in association with BK Energia and Enerbax. The plants have a total installed capacity of about 115MW. The cost of completion of the projects is estimated at US$47.9M. The power will be sold to local distribution company Cemat under long term power purchase agreements.
Three of the plants with a total capacity of about 74MW are being built on the Jau river, in partnership with BK Energia. The other two plants are being developed with Enerbrax, a company from Pernambuco state.