Sao Francisco

Safeguarding the environment is a guiding principle of all our work in support of sustainable development; It is an essential component in the eradication of poverty and one of the foundations of peace. Kofi Annan the interests of groups of powers, can cause serious consequences in this case to the Amazon, a very basic zone as pulmonary warranty of a planet that increasingly more is still exploiting him. For those who are fully identified with the protection of the environment, environmental pollution, everything that concerns for ecological movement that helps us to preservare to Earth, planet where we dwell, we can not overlook this fact, which will lead to very serious problems in the future since it affects the indigenous brothers once morethey have suffered so much in recent years, against the ambition of those who don’t mind their modus vivendi, which do not provide the help they require to ensure a quality of honorable life to which are entitled. Is public knowledge that the Belo Monte dam is a central hydroelectric plant is being constructed in the Xingu River in the State of Para, Brazil. Installed capacity planned for the dam will be 11,000 MW, so it will be the second Brazilian hydroelectric highest (after the giant Itaipu’s 14,000 MW), and the third in the world behind three gorges (China), representing 11% of the installed power of Brazil.

The dam has an estimated cost of $ 3 billion, and the line of transmission, 2.5 billion. The project is being developed by the State electric company the truth, than the North energy Consortium, led by the State company hydroelectric Sao Francisco, and integrated by other seven firms, presented the best offer per megawatt/hour, 77,97 reals ($40,33), lower the minimum top of 83 real – about 45 dollars, defined by the Ministry of mines and energy. The Consortium, hows knows won the tender for the construction of the hydroelectric plant of Belo Monte, action for which the Government had overcome several legal obstacles presented by environmentalists.