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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
El Bala, Bolivia, updated 6 years ago by Daniel Leguía (staff) View 1,600 MW 13.7% 955,323 thousand USD 76,000 25 2
El Bala, Rurrenabaque, Beni, updated 7 years ago by farjan View 1,600 MW 3.78% -2,364 million USD 760,000 130 1
El Bala, Provincia Orellana; Cantón Loreto; Sistema Hidrogr, updated 7 years ago by noel View 1,600 MW 10.0% 5,794 thousand USD 53,000 18 2
El Bala, Bolivia, updated 6 years ago by Alfonso Malky (staff) View 1,600 MW 13.7% 955,323 thousand USD 76,000 25 2
El Bala, Provincia Orellana; Cantón Loreto; Sistema Hidrogr, updated 7 years ago by noel View 1,600 MW 6.98% -915,993 thousand USD 53,000 18 2
El Bala, Provincia Orellana; Cantón Loreto; Sistema Hidrogr, updated 7 years ago by noel View 1,600 MW 11.9% -22,713 thousand USD 53,000 18 2
El Bala, Provincia Orellana; Cantón Loreto; Sistema Hidrogr, updated 7 years ago by noel View 1,600 MW 10.5% 109,723 thousand USD 53,000 18 2
El Bala, Provincia Orellana; Cantón Loreto; Sistema Hidrogr, updated 7 years ago by noel View 1,600 MW 11.7% -63,317 thousand USD 53,000 18 2
El Bala, Provincia Orellana; Cantón Loreto; Sistema Hidrogr, updated 7 years ago by noel View 1,600 MW 6.98% 817,005 thousand USD 53,000 18 2
El Bala, Provincia Orellana; Cantón Loreto; Sistema Hidrogr, updated 7 years ago by noel View 1,600 MW 12.1% 17,890 thousand USD 53,000 18 2
El Bala, La Paz, updated 7 years ago by Samin View 1,600 MW 10.4% 86,103 thousand USD 53,000 18 2
Rentema, Aramango, Peru, updated 6 years ago by Carlos Solís (staff) View 1,530 MW 9.86% -324,043 thousand USD 24,000 16 10
Rentema, Bagua, Amazonas, Peru, updated 3 years ago by Anita Escobedo (staff) View 1,530 MW 5.39% -2,293 million USD 21,000 57 40
Mphanda Nkuwa, Cahora-Bassa, Tete, Mozambique, updated 4 years ago by internationalri... View 1,500 MW 10.6% -317,046 thousand USD 15,000 6.7 5
Inambari, Inambari, Madre de Dios, updated 7 years ago by noel View 1,500 MW 6.00% -4,659 million PEN 77,000 25 0.3
Coca Codo Sinclair, Provincia Napo; Cantón El Chaco; Sistema hidrográf, updated 7 years ago by Juan Carlos Rivera View 1,500 MW 15.9% 134,993 thousand USD 790 0.20 2
Coca Codo, Napo; Cantón: El Chaco, updated 6 years ago by Carlos Solís (staff) View 1,500 MW 3.50% -1,206 million USD 31 0.023
Coca-Codo, Provincia Napo; Cantón El Chaco, updated 7 years ago by verocordero View 1,500 MW 1,230% (unrealistic) 9,584 million USD 61 0.023
Coca Codo Sinclair, Quijos-Chaco-Baeza, updated 7 years ago by wurquizo View 1,500 MW 10.1% 21,139 thousand USD 620 0.20 2
Paquitzapango, Quiteni, Peru, updated 6 years ago by Carlos Solís (staff) View 1,380 MW 11.7% 182,109 thousand USD 130,000 40 6
Daule Peripa, Guayaguil, updated 8 years ago by EDISSON A.TARUP... View 1,350 MW 4,299 million USD 62,000 20 10
Mphanda Nkuwa, Cahora-Bassa, Tete, Mozambique, updated 4 years ago by Anonymous View 1,300 MW 1.26% -1,795 million USD 17,000 7.7 5
Lesotho Highlands Water Programme (phase 2), Mokhotlong, Lesotho, updated 4 years ago by internationalri... View 1,200 MW 16.3% 30,901 million ZAR 330 4.2 10
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
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
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