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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!

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Project (Sort by last update) Links Capacity (MW) Internal Rate of Returnsort icon Net Present Value CO₂e emissions (t/MW) Inundated land (ha/MW) Displaced people / MW
Jispa Hydroelectricity Project, Lahaul And Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India, updated 3 years ago by Vijay Kumar Bodh View 300 MW -863,066 thousand USD 16 0.19 4
Tucuruí Etapa I, Tucuruí, Pará., updated 7 years ago by marciooliveira View 4,250 MW -984,607 million USD 20,000 7.5
Gourbassi Multipurpose dam, Kedougou, Senegal, updated 4 years ago by internationalri... View 18.0 MW -181,210 thousand EUR 35,000,000 14,000 300
Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni, updated 8 years ago by Cecilia Ayala (staff) View 990 MW -1,249 million USD 39,000 7.0 3
Tucuruí Etapa I, Tucuruí, Pará., updated 7 years ago by marciooliveira View 4,250 MW -986,291 million USD 29,000 7.5
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
sierra nevada de santa marta, magdalena, updated 7 years ago by jehaninon View 420 MW -53,961 billion COP 31,000 10 10
Tucuruí Etapa I, Tucuruí, Pará., updated 7 years ago by marciooliveira View 4,250 MW -1,134 billion USD 44,000 7.5
El Bala, San Buenaventura, Bolivia, updated 6 years ago by Carlos Solís (staff) View 1,600 MW -2,421 million USD 710,000 160 2
perl, san pedro, updated 8 years ago by kattanga View 10.00 MW 640 0.100
Tucuruí Etapa I, Tucuruí, Pará., updated 7 years ago by marciooliveira View 4,250 MW -1,084 billion BRL 44,000 7.5
Don Sahong Dam, Khone Falls, updated 9 years ago by avivaimhof View 360 MW 584,856 thousand KHR 9.4 0.51 0.2
Santa Anita, Magdalena, Beni Department, Bolivia, updated 6 years ago by jacques View 1.000 MW -3,441 thousand USD 6,400,000 1,000
Tucuruí Etapa I, Tucuruí, Pará., updated 7 years ago by marciooliveira View 4,250 MW -986,291 million USD 44,000 7.5
San Jose, Chapare, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia, updated 6 years ago by Carlos Solís (staff) View 127 MW -148,460 thousand USD 67 0.016
Cachuela low, Riberalta, updated 6 years ago by carlos csf View 46.0 MW -892,977 thousand USD 96 0.022
Cachoeira Caldeirão, Porto Grande - Amapá, Brazil, updated 6 years ago by Thales Oliveira Rosa (staff) View 219 MW -1,672 million BRL 48,000 11 5
Inambari, Chiforongo, updated 8 years ago by John Reid (staff) View 2,200 MW -120,844 thousand PEN 53,000 17 1
HidroAysén, Cochrane, Aysén Region (XI Región de Chile), updated 7 years ago by wurquizo View 2,750 MW 0.0722% -5,525 million USD 1,000 2.1 0.04
HidroAysén, Cochrane, Aysén Region (XI Región de Chile), updated 7 years ago by l.den.ottolander View 2,750 MW 0.0722% -5,525 million USD 300 2.1 0.04
HidroAysén, Cochrane, Aysén Region (XI Región de Chile), updated 7 years ago by l.den.ottolander View 2,750 MW 0.0722% -5,525 million USD 300 2.1 0.04
Ruzizi 3 hydropower, Ruzizi River, updated 4 years ago by internationalri... View 148 MW 0.183% -404,586 thousand USD 87 0.18 0.4
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
Rene proy, Itaituba, updated 7 years ago by Rene View 8,700 MW 0.860% -17,651 million USD 9,000 2.3 0.2
The Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Ethiopia, updated 5 years ago by aahmed74 View 6,000 MW 0.862% -3,900 million USD 3,600 2.3 2
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