Colíder Dam Profile
Rivers: Teles Pires
Capacity: 342 MW
Flooded Area: 123 Km2
Cost: R$ 1.5 billion
Operational Status: Under Construction
Companies Involved: Centrais Elétricas do Norte do Brasil S/A (Eletronorte) / Companhia Paranaense de Energia (COPEL) / Construtora Andrade Gutierrez S/A / Enebras Energia / Furnas Centrais Elétricas S/A
Funders Involved: Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES)
Investment Plans: Programa de Aceleração do Crescimento, Brasil
Colíder is part of the Teles Pires Hydroelectric Complex, made up of five dams on the Teles Pires River and one on its tributary - the Apiacás River. The complex would be composed by the following dams: Teles Pires (1820 MW), São Manuel (746 MW), Sinop (461 MW), Foz do Apiacás (275 MW) and Magessi (53 MW).
Brazil's Federal Government expects that Colíder will start operating in 2015.
Eletronorte and Furnas are subsidiaries of the state-owned company Eletrobrás.
6 archaeological sites were identified in the project's area of influence.
- Hydroelectric Colíder: Environmental Impact assessment presented
- Rio Teles Pires will have five hydroelectric power plants by the year 2016