The government-operated Eletrobras Destribuiḉão Roraima plant in Boa Vista, Brazil, close to the Venezuelan border was initially designed for peak shaving and emergency power. However, due to externally imposed circumstances, the plant had to be converted to become primary power supplier, a strategical nerve centre in the North Brazilian power supply.

DEIF engineers were asked to be in charge of the project and implement the new operation modes extending the functionality of the plant.

Click here to read more about how our dedicated team of competent engineers, a complete AGC Plant Management System and 34 Cat® C175-20 diesel generator sets resulted in a fuel-efficient, flexible and reliable 100 MW plant that is now supporting a whole region’s economic and social development.