Norte Energia won in the category of New (Greenfield) Development (101-20,000 MW) for Belo Monte. At 11,200 MW, Belo Monte is the largest hydroelectric project under construction in the world. The US$17 billion project, on the Xingu River in Para State, was approved by the Brazilian congress in 2005, and construction began in 2010. The project is expected to begin operating in 2015.
We cordially invite you to submit a project nomination by the August 26, 2013, deadline in one or more of the seven awards categories: Click here to submit a nomination!
Learn more about HydroVision Brazil