Researchers from American and European institutions have created a method to improve the planning and implementation of hydroelectric plants while reducing socio-environmental impacts on the rainforest.
Eletrobras privatization could increase deforestation and emissions in Brazil
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.
Brazil’s planned Tapajós dams would increase Amazon deforestation by 1M ha
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.
A vez do Teles Pires
O governo federal quer incluir a Usina Hidrelétrica de Teles Pires, entre os entre os municípios de Paranaíta (MT) e Jacareacanga (PA), em um leilão de comercialização de energia previsto para o final do ano.