The Carregal power plant is situated on the Teixeira River, in a deep valley with difficult access. The facilities were constructed between November 1995 and December 1996. The plant is equipped with one Pelton turbine and has an installed capacity of 4.95 MW with expected annual production of 16.0 GWh (average is 14.7GWh). Head is 261m and flow 2.65 m3/s. The concession was granted in July 1996 and matures in 2031.