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 260%. Check the units and currencies for errors.

Asante Dam, Caramba Valley, Burundi

River: Asante River

Status: Proposed project

50 hectares per MW

0 people per MW

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Net Present Value1,326 million USD
Internal Rate of Return263% (unrealistic)
Hectares flooded per MW50 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions134,180 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW223,633 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW50 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced0 people displaced
Area flooded30,000 hectares
Vegetation type or land coverAfrica; Subtropical Humid Forest; Broadleaf/Needleleaf/Mixed Forest - 134
Carbon density134.00 tC/ha
Installed capacity 600 MW
Capacity used42%
Construction time2 years
Construction cost30,000,000 USD
Transmission infrastructure cost0 USD
Wholesale price of energy50 USD
Economic discount rate12%