macau, Brasilia, Brazil

River: Descoberto

Status: Construction Scheduled

50 hectares per MW

2 people per MW

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Net Present Value-96,346 thousand BRL
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-144,408 thousand BRL
Internal Rate of Return13.0%
Hectares flooded per MW50 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions47,719 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW159,064 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW50 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt2 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced500 people displaced
Area flooded15,000 hectares
Installed capacity 300 MW
Capacity used60%
Construction time3 years
Construction cost800,000,000 BRL
Transmission infrastructure cost50,000,000 BRL
Wholesale price of energy100 BRL
Economic discount rate9%


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