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Ten largest projects

Ten largest hydro projects under development/planned in South America

Source: Global Data (

Name of Dam Rated capacity (MW) Completion Status River/Basin Country
Belo Monte 11,231 2018 Under construction Xingu Brazil
Sao Luiz do Tapajos 6133 2019 Planned Tapajos Brazil
Zamora 4000 Planned Zamora Ecuador
Guri 3850 2013 Under construction Caroni Venzuela
Jirau 3300 2013 Under construction Madeira Brazil
Pati 3300 Planned Parana Argentina
Santo Antonio 3150 2015 Under construction Madeira Brazil
Tayucay 3000? 2012 Under construction Caroni Venezuela
Chapeton 3000 Under construction Parana Argentina
Guajara-Mirim 3000 Planned Mamore Bolivia