Ji-Paraná Dam Profile
Capacity: 512 MW
Flooded Area: 957 Km2
Affected People (official): 5,640
Operational Status: Planned
Companies Involved: Centrais Elétricas do Norte do Brasil S/A (Eletronorte)
Project designed by Eletronorte in the 1980s. It was suspended by the federal government in the 1990s.
Eletronorte is a subsidiary of the state-owned company Eletrobrás.
Indigenous population affected:
- Gavião Ikolen (Igarapé Lourdes Indigenous Land).
- Arara Karo (Igarapé Lourdes Indigenous Land).
- Zoro (Igarapé Lourdes Indigenous Land).
Protection areas affected:
Jaru Biological Reserve.
- The struggle of the Arara (Karo) and Gavião (Ikólóéhj) against the Machado River hydroelectric projects in Rondonia