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Early Works
Current Stage: Early design & engineering
Start: 01/2017
Completion: 12/2018
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Located on Tapajós river in the state of Pará, the hydroelectric dam project Jatobá will have an installed capacity of 2,338MW, becoming the second largest dam in the Tapajós hydro complex. The reservoir will have an area of 646km². The drop will be 16 meters deep, generating 2,338MW through 40 bulb turbines of 59.7 MW each. It will produce 11,264 GW/year. The consortium Grupo de Estudo Tapajós is responsible for the project. The consortium is composed of Eletrobras, Eletronorte, EDF, Camargo Corrêa, Cemig, Copel, GDF SUEZ, Endesa Brasil and Neoenergia.

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Jatobá hydro plant
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Early design & engineering
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Project Capacity
2,338  MW (megawatt)  Hydro

The Jatobá hydroelectric plant is planned for the Tapajós river in Brazil's Pará state.

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