Ipueiras Dam Profile
Basins: Araguaia - Tocantins
Capacity: 480 MW
Flooded Area: 934 Km2
Affected People (official): 1,306
Cost: R$ 175.0 million
Operational Status: Planned
Companies Involved: Ipueiras Energia S/A
Ipueiras Energia S/A, responsible for the feasibility studies, is part of Brazilian group Rede Energia.
Directly affected people:
- 417 families (official numbers).
- 2000 families (estimate of the Brazilian Movement of Dam Affected People-MAB).
18 archaeological sites were identified in the diretly affected area (9 lithic and 6 ceramic).
The instalation license was denied in 2005. The project was considered environmentally unviable by Brazilian environmental authorities.