The Amazon Puno department constitutes one of the favorable scenarios for the energy industry.
14 dams are projected in the Inambari basin
Infographic on 14 hydroelectric dams planned in Puno was published
April 22, 2013
Of the 14 hydropower plants, 5 have the final concession, 2 the environmental study approved, 6 temporary concession expired and 1 with authorization studies.
Disorderly occupation of spaces grows outbreaks of malaria
June 3, 2013
The great works undertaken in the Amazon without any planning and respect for nature are behind the high rates of malaria in the region.
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.