According to newspaper Valor Economico, binational plant should cost $ 5 billion and enter service in 2022. BNDES is seen as the main funder.
September 16, 2014
A plan to build a dozen dams in the Tapajós river basin would drive the loss of 950,000 hectares of rainforest by 2032 by spurring land speculation and mass migration to the region, suggests a study published by Imazon.
June 20, 2014
The dams of Santo Antônio and Jirau, under construction on the Madeira River, will have significant impacts, including flooding in Bolivia, due to the formation of a higher backwater upstream of the reservoir Jirau.
April 8, 2016
Brazil’s development bank is investing heavily in a plan to build huge hydroelectric dams in the Amazon and across South America.