Cachuela Esperanza OZ, Guayaramerin, Beni, Bolivia

River: Madera

Status: Construction Scheduled

70 hectares per MW

3 people per MW

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Net Present Value475,259 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions378,048 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return14.2%
Hectares flooded per MW70 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions276,003 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW278,791 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW70 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt3 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced3,000 people displaced
Area flooded69,000 hectares
Vegetation type or land coverAfrica; Subtropical Humid Forest; Broadleaf/Needleleaf/Mixed Forest - 134
Carbon density134.00 tC/ha
Installed capacity 990 MW
Capacity used80%
Construction time8 years
Construction cost2,500,000,000 USD
Transmission infrastructure cost10,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy100 USD
Economic discount rate12%