National Center of Reference in Small Hydro Power Plants – CERPCH

The National Reference Center of Small Hydro Power Plants (CERPCH) is located in the Federal University of Itajubá – UNIFEI, and aims to promote the dissemtination of small hydropower plants through information networks, projects, researches, and scientific and technological development. The center also offers qualification, professional training and holds events in this performance field.

CERPCH acts as an interface between entrepreneurs, who look for new business opportunities in energy market, and investors, who look for attractive financial results in construction and use of small hydropower plants – SHP. CERPCH, with its specialized and qualified team, is ready to analyze, manage and give complete technological support.


Prof. Geraldo Lúcio Tiago Filho, PhD
+55 35 3629-1443