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Belo Monte

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Belo Monte completed
Belo Monte completed

Particulars

Owner: Norte Energia S.A.

Designer: IEP and CCBM

Contractor: unknown

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Height: 74 metres

Length: 680 metres

Volume of RCC: 63 m3x103

Total volume: 2208 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: /11 ( 2011)

Start of RCC: /14 ( 2014)

End of RCC: /16 ( 2016)

End of Project: /20 ( 2020)

Country: Brazil

River: Xingu

DMS Co-ordinates: 2˚38'44.67"S, 51˚59'58.5"W

DD Co-ordinates: -2.645742, -51.999584

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
Vertical 

Downstream

SlopeType
1.20 

Spillway

SlopeType
separate 

Placement

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Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type