El Bala, Provincia Orellana; Cantón Loreto; Sistema Hidrogr, Bolivia

River: El Bala

Status: Proposed project

16 hectares per MW

2 people per MW

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Net Present Value-297,711 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-290,206 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return10.5%
Hectares flooded per MW16 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions118,662 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW65,924 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW16 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt2 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced3,000 people displaced
Area flooded28,000 hectares
Vegetation type or land coverAfrica; Subtropical Humid Forest; Broadleaf/Needleleaf/Mixed Forest - 134
Carbon density134.00 tC/ha
Installed capacity 1,800 MW
Capacity used60%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost2,400,000,000 USD
Transmission infrastructure cost120,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy45 USD
Economic discount rate12%