Piratininga Steam-Electric Generating Station

by O.L. Hooper,
H.M. Estes,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 2, Pg. 17-28

Document Type: Journal Paper


Construction of Piratininga steam power plant, Brazil, as new addition to hydroelectric scheme; steam power plant is oil burning and comprises two turbine generators of 80,000 kw capacity each; two separate Cubatao hydroelectric plants operate at 2360 ft head and are of 864,000 kw aggregate capacity; system of other hydroelectric plants, dams and pumping plants.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Pumping stations | Hydro power | Steam power | Infrastructure construction | Developing countries | Turbines | Head (fluid mechanics) | Brazil | South America

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