Belo Monte 2016 VWC, Para, Brazil

River: Xingu

Status: Pending completion

4 hectares per MW

0 people per MW

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Net Present Value-10,642 million USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-10,602 million USD
Internal Rate of Return2.10%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs75 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW4 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions48,064 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW4,279 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 time5 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs18,000,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy34.75 USD
Economic discount rate10%