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Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, Bolivia

River: Madera

Status: Construction Scheduled

7 hectares per MW

3 people per MW

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Results

Net Present Value-866,280 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-847,708 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return5.15%
Hectares flooded per MW7 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions27,048 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW27,321 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW7 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt3 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced3,000 people displaced
Area flooded6,900 hectares
Vegetation type or land coverAfrica; Subtropical Humid Forest; Broadleaf/Needleleaf/Mixed Forest - 134
Carbon density134.00 tC/ha
Installed capacity 990 MW
Capacity used65%
Construction time9 years
Construction cost2,000,000,000 USD
Transmission infrastructure cost2,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy40 USD
Economic discount rate12.8%