São Salvador Dam Profile
Basins: Araguaia - Tocantins
Capacity: 241 MW
Flooded Area: 104 Km2
Cost: R$ 850.0 million
Operational Status: In Operation
Operational Since: 2009
Companies Involved: Companhia Energética São Salvador
Funders Involved: Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES)
Investment Plans: Programa de Aceleração do Crescimento, Brasil
Municipalities of the axis of the dam:
Paranã (TO) and São Salvador do Tocantins (TO).
Companhia Energética São Salvador is a company controlled by the French group GDF Suez.
Brazilian National Development Bank (BNDES).
Directly affected People:
- 211 families (official data).
- Approximately 700 families (Brazilian Movement of Dam Affected People - MAB).
- The Movement of Dam Affected People (MAB) protests against the hydroelectric power Plant of São Salvador, Tocantins