Argentina and Paraguay - Yacyreta Hydroelectric Project (02)

Yacyreta hydroelectric scheme is a joint venture between Argentina and Paraguay on the Parand River started in 1973, and implemented by an autonomous agency, Entidad Binacional Yacyreta (EBY) under the Yacyreta Treaty. Yacyreta is a complex, multi billion investment endeavor, consisting of a large earth dam, a power house with an ultimate capacity of 3, 100 MW, and a program of infrastructure relocation, population resettlement and environmental impact mitigation.

Area of Evaluation: 

Mitigation

Thematic Cluster: 

Renewable energy

Theme of Evaluation: 

Renewable Energy

GEF Funding: 

No

Level of Evaluation: 

Country

Region: 

Latin America and Caribbean

Type of Evaluation: 

Implementation Completion Report

Country: 

Argentina

Institution: 

World Bank

Evaluation Author: 

LCSFU

Year of Evaluation: 

2001