Cachuela Esperanza, Guayaramerin, Beni

River: Madera

Status: Construction Scheduled

9 hectares per MW

3 people per MW

Map of Guayaramerín, Beni Department, Bolivia
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Net Present Value-866,280 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-849,365 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return5.15%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs102 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW9 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions34,888 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW35,240 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW9 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt3 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced3,000 people displaced
Area flooded8,900 hectares
Carbon density134 tC/ha
Installed capacity 990 MW
Capacity used65%
Construction time9 years
Construction cost2,000,000,000 USD
Transmission infrastructure cost2,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy40 USD
Economic discount rate12.8%