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At least one input in this analysis appears to be unrealistic. Internal Rates of Return should be between -5% and 25%. The IRR of this analysis is 240%. Check the units and currencies for errors.

ny wft test 1, Kingston, NY

River: esopus creek

Status: Unknown

0 hectares per MW

1 person per MW

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Results

Net Present Value793,252 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions802,954 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return245% (unrealistic)
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs5 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW0 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions2,570 metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW51 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW0 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt1 person per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced50 people displaced
Area flooded2 hectares
Vegetation type or land coverTemperate Continental Forest, Mostly natural, Less than 20 years old
Carbon density38.5 tC/ha
Installed capacity 50 MW
Capacity used50%
Construction time2 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs10,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy250 USD
Economic discount rate6%