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Proyecto Paute-Cardenillo, Santiago de Mendez, Ecuador

River: Paute

Status: Proposed project

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Results

Net Present Value-317,390 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-282,002 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return6.81%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs55 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW0 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions14,857 metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW25 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 flooded31 hectares
Installed capacity 595.6 MW
Capacity used65%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs1,135,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy40.9 USD
Economic discount rate10%

Vegetation & carbon density

Carbon density
(tC/ha)
Area flooded
(hectares)
Total carbon
(tonnes)
1.5.039%14.0
2.87.02065%1,753.1
3.128.0826%1,031.7
Total31100%2,798.7