Belo Monte 2016, Para, Brazil

River: Xingu

Status: In Operation

4 hectares per MW

0 people per MW

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Net Present Value-10,410 million BRL
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-10,236 million BRL
Internal Rate of Return6.23%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs132 BRL per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW4 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions48,093 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW4,281 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW4 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced0 people displaced
Area flooded50,300 hectares
Carbon density180 tC/ha
Installed capacity 11,233 MW
Capacity used40%
Construction time4.9 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs32,000,000,000 BRL
Wholesale price of energy93.6 BRL
Economic discount rate10%