CH Pongo de Mainique, Echarati, Peru

River: Urubamba

Status: Proposed project

42 hectares per MW

5 people per MW

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Net Present Value-256,843 thousand PEN
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-318,139 thousand PEN
Internal Rate of Return15.1%
Hectares flooded per MW42 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions117,520 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW124,756 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW42 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt5 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced5,000 people displaced
Area flooded40,000 hectares
Vegetation type or land coverAmericas; Tropical Rainforest; Forest, Cropland Mosaic; Non-Frontier - 96.5
Carbon density96.50 tC/ha
Installed capacity 942 MW
Capacity used88%
Construction time7 years
Construction cost3,240,000,000 PEN
Transmission infrastructure cost1,374,840,000 PEN
Wholesale price of energy170 PEN
Economic discount rate16%