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Gourbassi Multipurpose dam, Kedougou, Senegal

River: Faleme

Status: Proposed project

13,889 hectares per MW

274 people per MW

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Results

Net Present Value-181,210 thousand EUR
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-648,572 thousand EUR
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs574 EUR per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW13,889 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions634,746 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW35,264 thousand metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW13,889 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt274 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced4,933 people displaced
Area flooded250,000 hectares
Installed capacity 18 MW
Capacity used44%
Construction time5.4 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs222,477,000 EUR
Wholesale price of energy130 EUR
Economic discount rate10%

Vegetation & carbon density

Vegetation type or land coverCarbon density
(tC/ha)
Area flooded
(hectares)
Total carbon
(tonnes)
1.Tropical Moist deciduous Forest, Mostly natural152.0130,00052%19,760,000.0
2.Tropical Cultivated land5.0120,00048%600,000.0
Total250,000100%20,360,000.0