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Cardenillos, Morona-Santiago, Ecuador

River: Paute

Status: Proposed project

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0 people per MW

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Results

Net Present Value-67,468 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-47,370 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return10.8%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs53 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW0 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions90,153 metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW225 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW0 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced0 people displaced
Area flooded31 hectares
Installed capacity 400 MW
Capacity used75%
Construction time4 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs690,390,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy44 USD
Economic discount rate12%

Vegetation & carbon density

Carbon density
(tC/ha)
Area flooded
(hectares)
Total carbon
(tonnes)
1.5.039%14.0
2.87.02065%1,753.1
3.128.0826%1,031.7
Total31100%2,798.7