Componente 1 Angosto Chepete 400, Rurrenabaque, Beni Department, Bolivia

River: Beni

Status: Proposed project

21 hectares per MW

1 person per MW

Map of Rurrenabaque, Beni Department, Bolivia
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Net Present Value-604,300 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-545,042 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return11.4%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs92 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW21 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions28,211 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW8,549 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW21 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt1 person per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced3,974 people displaced
Area flooded67,698 hectares
Installed capacity 3,300 MW
Capacity used70%
Construction time10 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs6,912,088,879 USD
Wholesale price of energy81 USD
Economic discount rate12.6%

Vegetation & carbon density

Vegetation type or land coverCarbon density
Area flooded
Total carbon
1.Tropical Montane Forest, Mostly natural87.020,30930%1,766,917.8
2.Tropical Moist deciduous Forest, Mostly natural128.016,92525%2,166,336.0
3.Tropical Rainforest Forest, Mixed cropland & natural96.514,89422%1,437,228.5
4.Tropical Grassland, Wet, Mostly grassland7.915,57123%123,007.3