Paper examines plans for the construction of dams in the basin of the Tapajós River and its effects on indigenous communities and the environment.
Amazônia.org: Tapajós hydroelectric divides lands and opinions
June 5, 2014
Lands of Pimental community will be cut by one of the hydroelectric dam planned for the region. Its population is divided between groups in favor and against the plant.
Tapajós hydroelectric will be auctioned in the 2nd semester 2016
December 31, 2015
According to Minister of Mines and Energy, Eletrobrás will enter the auction the plant. It was more than two years without being able to auction the construction of the hydroelectric plant.
Deforestation in the Amazon reduced rains and increased electricity bills for Brazilians
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.