Coca Codo Sinclair, Quijos-Chaco-Baeza, Ecuador

River: Rio Coca

Status: Under construction

0 hectares per MW

2 people per MW

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Net Present Value21,139 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions121,721 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return10.1%
Hectares flooded per MW0 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions932,561 metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW622 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW0 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt2 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced2,377 people displaced
Area flooded300 hectares
Vegetation type or land coverAmericas; Tropical Rainforest; Forest, Cropland Mosaic; Non-Frontier - 96.5
Carbon density96.50 tC/ha
Installed capacity 1,500 MW
Capacity used80%
Construction time4 years
Construction cost2,245,000,000 USD
Transmission infrastructure cost100,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy35 USD
Economic discount rate10%