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Energy Access in Amazon region

Last updated: 20 July 2021

Energy access programme to promote electrification in remote areas of the Amazon region.

 

Objective:

Bring clean renewable energy (electricity) to 70 thousand households living in remote areas of the Amazon Brazilian region.

 

Conditions for receiving socio-economical support:

1- Remote Amazon regions not connected to public electricity services based on renewables

2- Families of low income registered to the federal government social program

3- Rural settlements, indigenous communities, quilombola territories and other communities located in extractive reserves or directly impacted by electric power generation or transmission undertakings for which the concessionaire itself is not responsible

4- Public services: Schools, hospitals, health centers, water services

5 - Families living in protected areas

 

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