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Belo Monte Hydro Plant

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Early Works
In Construction
Under Construction
Start: 03/2011
Completion: 12/2019
Operation
Current Stage Ramp-up
Start:09/2016
Completion: 12/2019
Project Details

Description

Belo Monte is a project that is based on the use of the waters of the Xingu River to generate electricity. It is estimated that the capacity of the plant will be enough to supply a city of 26 million inhabitants. The project will boast 18 611MW and six 39.9MW turbines. The project, part of Brazil's national growth acceleration plan (PAC), will create 42,000 direct and indirect jobs during the construction phase and supply power to an estimated 26 million people.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Belo Monte Hydro Plant
Project Type
Hydro
Development Phase
Ramp-up
Project Status
Active
Project Capacity
11,200  MW (megawatt)  Hydro
Investment
US$ 9.19bn
Completion Date
2019
Lifespan
50
Location

Belo Monte will be built on the Xingu river, in the city of Vitória do Xingu.

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