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Componente 2 Bala 220, Apolo, La Paz Department, Bolivia

River: Beni

Status: Proposed project

26 hectares per MW

3 people per MW

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Results

Net Present Value-8,923 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions8,819 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return6.24%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs70 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW26 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions5,249 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW14,911 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW26 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt3 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced1,190 people displaced
Area flooded9,288 hectares
Installed capacity 352 MW
Capacity used70%
Construction time10 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs1,151,507,077 USD
Wholesale price of energy70 USD
Economic discount rate6.3%

Vegetation & carbon density

Vegetation type or land coverCarbon density
(tC/ha)
Area flooded
(hectares)
Total carbon
(tonnes)
1.Tropical Rainforest Forest, Mostly natural193.02,78630%537,775.2
2.Tropical Moist deciduous Forest, Mostly natural128.02,13623%273,438.7
3.Tropical Montane Forest, Mostly natural87.02,22924%193,933.4
4.Tropical Grassland, Wet, Mostly grassland7.92,13623%16,876.3
Total9,288100%1,022,023.7