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Chadin 2, Pisuquia, Peru

River: Marañon

Status: Proposed project

5 hectares per MW

2 people per MW

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Results

Net Present Value-904,257 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-884,183 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return5.51%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs102 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW5 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions1,449 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW2,416 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW5 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt2 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced970 people displaced
Area flooded2,957 hectares
Installed capacity 600 MW
Capacity used72%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs2,000,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy56.78 USD
Economic discount rate12%

Vegetation & carbon density

Vegetation type or land coverCarbon density
(tC/ha)
Area flooded
(hectares)
Total carbon
(tonnes)
1.Tropical Dry Forest, Mostly natural126.02,15973%271,984.9
2.Tropical Cultivated land5.02077%1,035.0
3.Water0.059120%0.0
Total2,957100%273,019.8