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Welcome to the HydroCalculator. With the tool, you can perform a basic analysis of the economic feasibility of hydro projects as well as calculating some simple environmental and social indicators that can be compared to those of other dams. Sign in or register now to create a new analysis, or clone one of the existing analyses if you want to analyze the same project. Following is a list of projects already analyzed. You can use the Filter to search for specific projects. Please give us feedback so we can improve the tool. Thank you!

Disclaimer: HydroCalculator analyses are based entirely on users' assumptions; Conservation Strategy Fund does not endorse the results. We hope that the tool will open an objective debate of hydroelectric power options.

Project (Sort by last update) Links Capacity (MW)sort icon Internal Rate of Return Net Present Value CO₂e emissions (t/MW) Inundated land (ha/MW) Displaced people / MW
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by Edson Lopez View 990 MW 5.15% -866,280 thousand USD 23,000 6.0 3
Cachuela, Riberalta, updated 7 years ago by Daniel Leguía (staff) View 990 MW 2.25% -1,309 million USD 120,000 61 1
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by dina.farfan View 990 MW 2.54% -1,038 million USD 7,800 2.0 2
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by dina.farfan View 990 MW 12.0% 4,910 thousand USD 210,000 70 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by Anonymous View 990 MW 2.80% -1,104 million USD 5,800 2.0 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by Edson Lopez View 990 MW 5.15% -866,280 thousand USD 31,000 8.0 3
Cachuela Esperanza OZ, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by dina.farfan View 990 MW 16.9% 1,101 million USD 210,000 70 3
undefined, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by Edson Lopez View 990 MW 5.15% -866,280 thousand USD 27,000 7.0 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by dina.farfan View 990 MW 29.0% (unrealistic) 4,756 million USD 210,000 70 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by dina.farfan View 990 MW 14.2% 475,259 thousand USD 200,000 70 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 8 years ago by Cecilia Ayala (staff) View 990 MW -1,249 million USD 39,000 7.0 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by dina.farfan View 990 MW 11.1% -173,395 thousand USD 200,000 70 3
Cachuela Esperanza (EA) 1, Guayaramerín, Beni Department, Bolivia, updated 6 years ago by lamesa View 990 MW 0.513% -1,428 million USD 39,000 7.0 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by dina.farfan View 990 MW 10.2% -360,522 thousand USD 210,000 70 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by dina.farfan View 990 MW 5.57% -863,037 thousand USD 170,000 70 3
Cachuela (ed2), Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by Edson Lopez View 990 MW 1.54% -1,633 million USD 39,000 7.0 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by dina.farfan View 990 MW 6.69% -853,737 thousand USD 190,000 70 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by Edson Lopez View 990 MW 5.15% -866,280 thousand USD 27,000 7.0 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by dina.farfan View 990 MW 10.5% -282,340 thousand USD 170,000 70 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 7 years ago by dina.farfan View 990 MW 12.8% 178,195 thousand USD 190,000 70 3
Cachuela Esperanza, Riberalta, Beni Department, Bolivia, updated 6 years ago by Carlos Solís (staff) View 990 MW 9.17% -428,615 thousand USD 220,000 55 5
Sobradinho, Bahia, Brazil, updated 3 years ago by thais.vilela (staff) View 1,050 MW 17.9% 1,854 million BRL 91,000 310
Sumabeni, Departamento de Junín, Peru, updated 6 years ago by Carlos Solís (staff) View 1,070 MW -3,721 million USD 24,000 12 2
Test, Tesouro - Mato Grosso, Brazil, updated 5 years ago by jsantos View 1,080 MW 10.9% 2,240 million BRL 970 6.6 50
Lesotho Highlands Water Programme (phase 2), Mokhotlong, Lesotho, updated 4 years ago by Anonymous View 1,200 MW 2.13% -6,797 million ZAR 74 0.94 2
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