Foz do Apiacás Dam Profile
Capacity: 275 MW
Flooded Area: 60 Km2
Operational Status: Planned
Companies Involved: Empresa de Pesquisa Energética (EPE)
Investment Plans: Plano Decenal de Expansão de Energía 2020, Brasil / Programa de Aceleração do Crescimento, Brasil
Foz do Apiacás is part of the Hydroelectric Complex Teles Pires, also composed by other five hydroelectric other dams: Teles Pires (1820 MW), São Manuel (746 MW), Sinop (461 MW), Colíder (342 MW) and Magessi (53 MW).
Empresa de Pesquisa Energética (EPE) is an agency under the Brazil's Ministry of Mines and Energy .
Federal Government expects that the plant will start operating in 2015.
* Indigenous people possibly affected:
- Kaiabi (Indigenous Land Kayabi).
- Apiaká (Indigenous Land Kayabi).
* impacts not officially confirmed. The Empresa de Pesquisa Energética (EPE) is conducting studies to identify impacts on the above mentioned communities.