Jatobá Dam Profile
Capacity: 2,338 MW
Flooded Area: 646 Km2
Affected People (official): 1,303
Cost: US$ 4.4 billion
Operational Status: Planned
Companies Involved: Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S/A (Eletrobrás) / Centrais Elétricas do Norte do Brasil S/A (Eletronorte) / Construções e Comércio Camargo Côrrea S/A / EDF Consultoria em Projetos de Geração de Energia Ltda.
Investment Plans: Plano Decenal de Expansão de Energía 2020, Brasil / Plano Decenal de Expansão de Energía 2021, Brasil / Programa de Aceleração do Crescimento, Brasil
Jabotá is part of the Tapajós hydroelectric complex, which also includes São Luiz do Tapajós (6133 MW), Jamanxim (881 MW), Cachoeira do Caí (802 MW) and Cachoeira dos Patos (528 MW). All these projects are being studied and there are other two inventoried areas: Chocorão (3336 MW) and Jardim do Ouro (227 MW).
Eletronorte is subsidiary of the state-owned Brazilian holding Eletrobrás.
Protected areas affected:
Itaituba National Forest (2753 hectares).
Priority area for protecting biodiversity affected:
- Am 130 - Very High Priority.
- Am 142 - High Priority.
- Meeting of the Advisory Board of the Amazon Park on the hydroelectric projects for the Tapajós River Basin
- Indigenous ask clarifications from Eletrobras on dams in the Tapajos
Preliminary Report on the Tapajós Basin Hydroelectric Inventory