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Belo Monte 2016, Para, Brazil

River: Xingu

Status: In Operation

4 hectares per MW

0 people per MW

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Results

Net Present Value-25,044 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions23,241 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return9.97%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs35 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW4 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions48,093 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW4,281 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW4 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced0 people displaced
Area flooded50,300 hectares
Carbon density180 tC/ha
Installed capacity 11,233 MW
Capacity used40%
Construction time4.9 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs8,530,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy35.21 USD
Economic discount rate10%