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Gualquiza, Morona-Santiago, Ecuador

River: Zamora

Status: Proposed project

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0 people per MW

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Results

Net Present Value-39,429 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-3,920 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return11.6%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs45 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW0 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions1,455 metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW2 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW0 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced0 people displaced
Area flooded1 hectare
Installed capacity 800 MW
Capacity used74%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs1,112,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy40 USD
Economic discount rate12%

Vegetation & carbon density

Carbon density
(tC/ha)
Area flooded
(hectares)
Total carbon
(tonnes)
1.5.0150%2.5
2.87.0150%43.5
Total1100%46.0