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Welcome to the HydroCalculator. With the tool, you can perform a basic analysis of the economic feasibility of hydro projects as well as calculating some simple environmental and social indicators that can be compared to those of other dams. Sign in or register now to create a new analysis, or clone one of the existing analyses if you want to analyze the same project. Following is a list of projects already analyzed. You can use the Filter to search for specific projects. Please give us feedback so we can improve the tool. Thank you!

Disclaimer: HydroCalculator analyses are based entirely on users' assumptions; Conservation Strategy Fund does not endorse the results. We hope that the tool will open an objective debate of hydroelectric power options.

Project (Sort by last update) Links Capacity (MW) Internal Rate of Return Net Present Value CO₂e emissions (t/MW) Inundated land (ha/MW) Displaced people / MW
Fomi multipurpose dam, Niandan Koura, Guinea, updated 1 year ago by internationalri... View 90.0 MW 1.39% -248,668 thousand USD 10,000,000 6,800 500
El Bala, Provincia Orellana; Cantón Loreto; Sistema Hidrogr, updated 4 years ago by noel View 1,600 MW 10.0% -211,322 thousand USD 53,000 18 2
Proyecto hidroeléctrica Rositas, Bolivia, updated 3 years ago by Maria Lázaro View 400 MW 8.79% -206,844 thousand USD 49,000 25 0.5
Porce IV, Amalfi, Colombia, updated 3 years ago by Carlos Solís (staff) View 400 MW 8.72% -204,513 thousand USD 16,000 5.0 1
El Bala, La Paz, updated 4 years ago by Samin View 1,600 MW 9.16% -197,338 thousand USD 53,000 18 2
Las Cruces, Ruiz, Mexico, updated 2 years ago by Eugenio Barrios View 240 MW 5.13% -182,180 thousand USD 69,000 19 2
Gourbassi Multipurpose dam, Kedougou, Senegal, updated 1 year ago by internationalri... View 18.0 MW -181,210 thousand EUR 35,000,000 14,000 300
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 4 years ago by dina.farfan View 990 MW 11.1% -173,395 thousand USD 200,000 70 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 4 years ago by dina.farfan View 990 MW 11.1% -173,395 thousand USD 200,000 70 3
El Bala, Provincia Orellana; Cantón Loreto; Sistema Hidrogr, updated 4 years ago by noel View 1,600 MW 9.37% -150,098 thousand USD 53,000 18 2
San Jose, Chapare, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia, updated 3 years ago by Carlos Solís (staff) View 127 MW -148,460 thousand USD 67 0.016
Inambari, Chiforongo, updated 5 years ago by John Reid (staff) View 2,200 MW -120,844 thousand PEN 53,000 17 1
El Bala, Provincia Orellana; Cantón Loreto; Sistema Hidrogr, updated 4 years ago by noel View 1,800 MW 11.4% -119,147 thousand USD 47,000 16 2
Inambari3, Inambari, Madre de Dios, updated 4 years ago by smercado View 2,200 MW 9.91% -115,945 thousand PEN 52,000 17 2
SOPLADORA CO2 - Inambari, Inambari, Madre de Dios, updated 4 years ago by wurquizo View 2,200 MW 9.91% -115,945 thousand PEN 35,000 17 2
Inambari, Inambari, Madre de Dios, updated 4 years ago by noel View 2,200 MW 9.91% -115,945 thousand PEN 52,000 17 0.2
Inambari, Inambari, Madre de Dios, updated 4 years ago by Maria Lázaro View 2,200 MW 9.91% -115,945 thousand PEN 52,000 17 2
Inambari, Inambari, Madre de Dios, updated 4 years ago by SoniaCammarata View 2,200 MW 9.91% -115,945 thousand PEN 52,000 17 2
Inambari, Inambari, Madre de Dios, updated 4 years ago by Maria Lázaro View 2,200 MW 9.91% -115,945 thousand PEN 52,000 17 2
El Bala, Provincia Orellana; Cantón Loreto; Sistema Hidrogr, updated 4 years ago by noel View 1,600 MW 11.5% -103,921 thousand USD 53,000 18 2
El Bala, Provincia Orellana; Cantón Loreto; Sistema Hidrogr, updated 4 years ago by noel View 1,800 MW 11.5% -98,384 thousand USD 47,000 16 2
Miguillas - Umalpaca, Chapare, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia, updated 3 years ago by Carlos Solís (staff) View 58.0 MW -96,924 thousand USD 95 0.034
macau, Brasilia, updated 5 years ago by macau View 300 MW 13.0% -96,346 thousand BRL 160,000 50 2
Tester, Ruvuma, Tanzania, updated 3 years ago by rhonabarr View 252 MW 5.34% -90,908 thousand USD 91,000 20 30
Miguillas-Palillada, Acullani, Bolivia, updated 3 years ago by Carlos Solís (staff) View 119 MW 2.17% -88,547 thousand USD 46 0.017
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