Inambari Dam Profile
Basins: Madre de Dios
Capacity: 1,500 MW
Flooded Area: 460 Km2
Affected People (official): 11,000
Cost: US$ 4.0 billion
Operational Status: Planned
Companies Involved: Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S/A (Eletrobrás) / Construtora OAS Ltda. / Empresa de Generación Eléctrica Amazonas Sur (Egasur) / Furnas Centrais Elétricas S/A
Investment Plans: Acuerdo Energético Bilateral Peru-Brasil
On June 14th the Government of Peru announced that the Inambari Dam had been cancelled after years of community opposition. (For more information see Press Release below.)
Inambari is one of the five hydroelectric projects prioritized by energy integration agreements between Brazil and Peru. The others projects are: Paquitzapango (2000 MW), Tambo 40 (1287 MW), Mainique (607MW) and Tambo 60 (579 MW).
The Empresa de Generación Eléctrica Amazonas Sur (Egasur), which holds the concession to carry out the feasibility studies of the construction, is formed by the Brazilian companies: OAS (private), Furnas and Eletrobrás (state-owned).
Construction originally expected to take place between 2010 and 2014.
Protected areas affected:
Buffer zone of the Bahuaja-Sonene National park.