Belo Monte, Para, Brazil

River: Xingu

Status: Under construction

5 hectares per MW

0 people per MW

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Net Present Value1,132 million BRL
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions1,295 million BRL
Internal Rate of Return10.6%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs74 BRL per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW5 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions49,600 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW4,416 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW5 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced0 people displaced
Area flooded51,600 hectares
Carbon density180 tC/ha
Installed capacity 11,233 MW
Capacity used41%
Construction time4 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs19,018,115,000 BRL
Wholesale price of energy77.97 BRL
Economic discount rate10%