The biggest hydroelectric located 100% in Brazilian territory, Tucuruí, conducts studies to expand capacity for the third time.
February 3, 2022
Research shows that forest clearing reduced water flow and power generation in hydroelectric plants in the Center-West and Southeast of the country. Despite the environmental and electricity bill impacts, the government wants new power plants and dams on the Tapajós River.
January 15, 2013
First part of licensing was completed last Friday. The previous license will initiate studies of line linking Taubaté to Nova Iguaçu.
March 22, 2021
Scientists are examining why banks of sargassum in the Atlantic have proliferated explosively over the past decade, fouling the Caribbean and extending to the coast of Africa. Growing discharges of organic pollutants from the Amazon River are now believed to be a major cause.