First part of licensing was completed last Friday. The previous license will initiate studies of line linking Taubaté to Nova Iguaçu.
Ibama grants license for transmission lines in Madeira River
Folha de S. Paulo: Biggest hydroelectric "100% Brazil", Tucuruí can expand capacity
January 17, 2013
The biggest hydroelectric located 100% in Brazilian territory, Tucuruí, conducts studies to expand capacity for the third time.
Global Manifesto Calls for End of Investment in Hydroelectric Power Plants
September 23, 2021
The appeal signed by 300 organizations around the world addresses the COP26. According to the document, hydroelectric power plants increase greenhouse gas emissions and deplete natural resources. In the Amazon, Belo Monte deforested an area larger than the city of São Paulo. Works at 12 hydroelectric plants could lead to the deforestation of 9,500 km2 in the Tapajós river basin.
Eletrobras privatization could increase deforestation and emissions in Brazil
November 18, 2021
Estimates indicate greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity sector will grow by 33% if amendments included in the omnibus bill, known as “tortoises”,are approved along with the privatization of the company, which is responsible for almost a third of energy produced in the country.